In a pivotal step away from justice today, Virginia community members are concerned today after members of House Courts of Justice Committee Subcommittee #1 voted down HB369, Delegate Angelia Williams Graves’ bill requiring defendants to have access to a lawyer the very first time they appear before a judge.
Navient has taken advantage of too many hard working people in our community who are now saddled with unaffordable student loan debt. Forgiving student loan debt is good for families, small businesses, and the economy as a whole. This is a good step in the right direction, but we must continue to push for student loan forgiveness for everyone.
Richmond, Virginia—In a recently released outline issued by the House of Delegates and Speaker Designee Todd Gilbert to address COVID-19 policies and procedures during the 2022 Regular Session of the
With his selection of Andrew Wheeler as Secretary of Natural Resources, Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin has proven once again that he will line the pockets of corporate polluters instead of supporting the needs of our community.
Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin announced tax cuts that would decimate critical programs our families count on. Essential lifelines like schools, safety net programs, and health care access will be massively under-resourced under Youngkin’s tax plan.
Glenn Youngkin formally announced that he will ignore the impact climate change is having on the Commonwealth, and instead will use executive action to end Virginia’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
Everyone’s reproductive freedom is on the line right now. Never have we seen such vicious attacks on the right to abortion and access to it since Roe became the law of the land nearly 50 years ago.
Every day, we fight to achieve our end goal—a Virginia where every community member matters and has an opportunity to thrive. We will continue to work to disrupt racism in all its forms, hidden and in plain view, across the Commonwealth
Charlottesville, Virginia—A verdict in the trial related to the Unite the Right Rally in 2017 has been reached. A jury has found the defendants in the federal lawsuit liable for
Content Warning: Racist language is quoted below. Emporia, Virginia—On the weekend leading up to the November 2nd elections, Delegate Roslyn Tyler (D-Sussex) received a racist voicemail message, which the Virginia