Discover the latest press releases and organizational announcements direct from the source.

Cox’s answer to gun violence prevention? Mass incarceration

Richmond, VA—Speaker Kirk Cox will do anything to avoid taking on the NRA’s lobbyists and tackling the crisis of gun violence in our communities. He will bottle up background check
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Progress Virginia Statement On Call For Special Session On Gun Violence

Richmond, VA—Progress Virginia, the commonwealth’s leading voice for progressive values, today responded to the call for a special session of the General Assembly to address gun violence prevention in the
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House GOP Misleads Virginians On Student Debt and Higher Ed

Student debt & college tuition have skyrocketed under House GOP’s watch Richmond, VA—Blocking protections for student loan borrowers. Deriding popular proposals to allow student loan borrowers to refinance their loans
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New Trump Immigration Czar Compared Immigrants to Rats

Washington, DC—Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, widely reported as Donald Trump’s pick as immigration czar, compared immigrants to rats in 2012 and appeared to endorse family separation policies. Speaking on
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Federal Court Issues Landmark Abortion Rights Victory in Virginia

Advanced practice clinicians will now be able to provide first-trimester abortion care in Virginia Regarding today’s court ruling, Progress Virginia executive director Anna Scholl issued the following statement: “Today’s decision
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Virginia Progressive Community Reiterates Call For Northam To Immediately Resign

Richmond, VA–Virginia’s progressive community today reiterated our call for Governor Northam to resign his office immediately. The organizations listed below released the following joint statement: “We heard what the Governor
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Virginia Progressive Community Calls on Governor Ralph Northam to Resign

Richmond, VA–Following revelations of a racist photo featuring Governor Ralph Northam in his medical school yearbook today, the leadership of Virginia’s progressive community is calling on the Governor to resign
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Progress Virginia Calls On Leaders To Be Transparent On Amazon Incentives

Will Amazon pay its fair share or will our families be stuck with the tab? Richmond, VA – As rumors swirl that Amazon will be announcing Arlington’s Crystal City as
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GOP Court Filing Reveals Priorities: Saving Their Hides

Redistricting should prioritize voters’ voices, not reelection Richmond, VA—In a court filing yesterday, House Speaker Kirk Cox laid bare his true motivations when it comes to drawing political district boundaries:
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