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.
No Mask or Vaccination Requirement for the General Assembly will Make It Difficult for Some Virginian’s to Make Their Voice Heard.
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 Virginia General Assembly, masks and vaccines are not mandatory. In the 7 page framework that lists various ways to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, such […]
ICYMI: Youngkin Once Again Prioritizes Wealthy Corporations Over People’s Needs with Selection of Andrew Wheeler as Secretary of Natural Resources
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.
Youngkin’s Tax Plan Will Undermine Support For Our Communities
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.
Communities Eager to Comment on Proposed Redistricting Maps
It is important, now more than ever before, for people to be able to define their own communities and those be reflected in the maps. We must ensure that every person, regardless of skin color, income level, or zip code, has an equal opportunity to select the representatives of their choice.
ICYMI: Glenn Youngkin Will Pull Out of RGGI, Ignoring Impact of Climate Change on the Commonwealth
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).
ICYMI: Will Glenn Youngkin Work for Virginians or Work To Grow His Stock Portfolio As Governor?
Did Glenn Youngkin invest $20 million of his own money so that he could recoup that investment and then some as Governor? His refusal to put all of his assets into a blind trust has called his integrity into question.
Virginia Communities Agree: Our Right To Abortion Should Not Be Up For Debate.
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.
Virginia Community Members Commend the Decision of the Jury in McMichael/Bryan Case
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
Community Grateful for Accountability in Unite the Right Verdict
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 four of the six claims against them. For the biggest claims (claims one and two), the jury cannot reach a verdict. Claim one sought evidence […]