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RICHMOND BEAT: End Death Penalty, Execution Brings ‘No Solace’ to Victims, Survivors Say

RICHMOND BEAT: End Death Penalty, Execution Brings ‘No Solace’ to Victims, Survivors Say

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Virginians for Alternatives for the Death Penalty are asking the General Assembly to consider passing legislation to abolish the death penalty. The VADP’s executive director believes it is a nonpartisan issue.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Government Shifts with Democrats Dominating Election Day

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Government Shifts with Democrats Dominating Election Day

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The last time Virginia Democrats controlled the House, Senate and governorship was in the mid-1990s. This trifecta could make it easier for the party to pass its agenda.

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Gov. Northam Declares ‘State of Emergency’ Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Gov. Northam Declares ‘State of Emergency’ Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

| September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency, Monday, in advance of Hurricane Dorian’s effects on southeastern Virginia, anticipated to begin Thursday.

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Prince William Committee of 100 to Host Several Candidate Debates

Prince William Committee of 100 to Host Several Candidate Debates

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Committee of 100, a non-partisan group, will hold several debates so that residents can learn more about candidates running in the 2019 local elections.

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UPDATED: VHD Investigates 3 Large Businesses in Relation to Intestinal Illness Outbreak

UPDATED: VHD Investigates 3 Large Businesses in Relation to Intestinal Illness Outbreak

| July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The health districts in northern Virginia are notifying the public that there has been a significant increase in the number of reported cyclosporiasis cases since mid-June 2019.

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Gov. Northam Applauds SCOTUS Ruling on Racial Gerrymandering in Virginia

Gov. Northam Applauds SCOTUS Ruling on Racial Gerrymandering in Virginia

| June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Today the United States Supreme Court dismissed the Virginia House of Delegates’ appeal in Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill.

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Gov. Northam to Call Va Gen. Assembly to Special Session to Address Gun Violence

Gov. Northam to Call Va Gen. Assembly to Special Session to Address Gun Violence

| June 4, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

“I will be asking for votes and laws, not thoughts and prayers.”

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RICHMOND BEAT: Va Trails Nation in Placing Foster Children with Relatives

RICHMOND BEAT: Va Trails Nation in Placing Foster Children with Relatives

| April 22, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — Only 7% of Virginia’s foster children are placed with relatives, according to a new study — well below the national average of 32%. Advocacy groups are calling on child welfare services to increase efforts to keep children in the home or place them in a family setting.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Governor’s Amendment Would Ban Phone Use While Driving in Va

RICHMOND BEAT: Governor’s Amendment Would Ban Phone Use While Driving in Va

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Drivers in Virginia would face penalties for using a phone behind the wheel under legislation that Gov. Ralph Northam has amended and sent to the General Assembly for approval.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Legislation Requires Dominion Energy to Remove Coal Ash

RICHMOND BEAT: Legislation Requires Dominion Energy to Remove Coal Ash

| March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The legislation seeks to clean up coal ash sites in the city of Chesapeake and in Prince William, Chesterfield and Fluvanna counties.

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