If you live in Virginia, it is virtually impossible to not have heard something, even the tiniest nugget of information or mention of Critical Race Theory, commonly referred to as CRT.
Going through the bills that were filed this session, I noticed a disturbing pattern: many of the worst bills were all sponsored by the same guy. Who, you might ask? None other than Delegate Nick Freitas.
I hope y’all are hungry because Virginia’s GOP is serving up a buffet of ridiculousness. We knew this session would be different – and difficult – without a trusted Democratic trifecta to lead the Commonwealth. So when it comes to the nonsense some GOP legislators are trying to push through the General Assembly, you can color us shocked, but NOT surprised.
Every 10 years, Americans participate in the U.S. Census. (You filled out your census form last year, right?) The information from the Census is then used in conjunction with input from communities to draw political maps. Those maps then determine what district we live in, who represents us, and how they will allocate resources for […]
“How can we have a labor shortage if there are so many people who are unemployed?” Ahh, the question posed by all of our least favorite uncles. I think the answer can be summed up into three words: People are tired. Tired of working long hours for little pay. Tired of putting themselves at risk […]
Another report just came out sounding the ? on climate change––another “code RED for humanity.” The United Nations said on Monday that climate change is caused by humans, and that catastrophic weather events will only worsen in the years to come. Recycling isn’t enough y’all, we need immediate action from our leaders to tackle this […]
Have you ever been headed somewhere and the destination wasn’t clear at first, but it came into focus the longer you stayed on the journey? Well, I’ve been working in professional politics for a few decades now. After all this time, it has become clear that I’m working to get women elected who not only […]
July PV Spotlight on Progress Virginia! For the past few months, we’ve used the PV Spotlight to highlight other organizations’ work that will continue to make Virginia a better place for everyone. For July, we’re turning the spotlight on us because it’s Progress Virginia’s TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Sorry not sorry for coming across as brash, […]
Did you know that just a few weeks ago, Glenn Youngkin was caught on camera saying that he can’t tell voters how he really feels about abortion because then he might lose the election? via GIPHY Yup. He said that he would do everything in his power to limit abortion access in Virginia but if […]
When a past situationship told me he didn’t vote, I couldn’t ignore it. I literally COULD NOT stop thinking about it. Like a true Capricorn, I pressed on to find out why. Then he uttered the words that I’ve heard dozens of people say but never fully understood. He said he didn’t believe in voting […]