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Gov. Northam Signs Virginia Values Act Protecting LGBTQ Individuals

Gov. Northam Signs Virginia Values Act Protecting LGBTQ Individuals

| April 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia is first Southern state to provide sweeping anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people

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RICHMOND BEAT: Gen. Assembly Snuffs Marijuana Legalization Hopes… for Now

RICHMOND BEAT: Gen. Assembly Snuffs Marijuana Legalization Hopes… for Now

| February 19, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Several decriminalization bills passed their respective chambers, but hopes of legalization went up in smoke.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Voting Along Party Lines, House Subcommittee Kills ERA

RICHMOND BEAT: Voting Along Party Lines, House Subcommittee Kills ERA

| January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — A House of Delegates subcommittee killed four bills to ratify the federal Equal Rights Amendment on a 4-2 party-line vote Tuesday amid verbal conflicts between the chairwoman and members of the audience.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Immigrant Advocates Bash Sen. Black’s Bill Blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’

RICHMOND BEAT: Immigrant Advocates Bash Sen. Black’s Bill Blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Immigrant rights groups were outraged after a Senate committee advanced a bill to prohibit localities from inhibiting federal enforcement of immigration laws.

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Sen. Black and Del. LaRock Introduce I-66 Toll Relief Legislation

Sen. Black and Del. LaRock Introduce I-66 Toll Relief Legislation

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Sen. Black and Del. LaRock are filing legislation that would provide “desperately-needed” toll relief on I-66 Inside the Beltway.

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Manassas/Bristow Delegate Fights to Keep Corporate Money Out of Virginia Politics

Manassas/Bristow Delegate Fights to Keep Corporate Money Out of Virginia Politics

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Manassas/Bristow Delegate-elect Lee Carter (D-50th) wants to decrease the influence of corporate money in Virginia politics, so that state-run government better works for the people.

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T. Clay Wood Elementary Flies Flag from Virginia State Capitol

T. Clay Wood Elementary Flies Flag from Virginia State Capitol

| March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Del. Anderson presents state flag, which recently flew over the state capitol building, to fly over T. Clay Wood Elementary School in Nokesville.

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