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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

| January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND, Va. — Chants of “We will not comply,” and “USA, USA,” sounded through the blanket of security as thousands of armed Second Amendment supporters converged on Richmond to protest proposed gun control measures.

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Prince William Board Withdraws Gun Control Resolution

Prince William Board Withdraws Gun Control Resolution

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The controversial resolution recommended the Virginia General Assembly approve some forms of gun control and gun safety legislation.

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Gov. Northam Proposes $1.2 Billion Investment in K-12 Education

Gov. Northam Proposes $1.2 Billion Investment in K-12 Education

| December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education, News

The student-first plan increases ‘at-risk add-on’ by more than 50 percent to support educationally at-risk students, raises teacher pay, takes steps to close the achievement gap.

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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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