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Reproductive Health Advocates Urge Board of Health to Roll Back Politically Motivated Restrictions on Abortion

On Thursday, the Virginia Board of Health will meet to hear public comment and vote on whether to move forward with proposed changes to the regulations for licensure for abortion
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ICYMI: Glen Sturtevant Opposes Rezoning to Integrate Richmond’s Whitest Schools

Senator Glen Sturtevant has started a petition in opposition to a rezoning plan that would better integrate two of Richmond’s whitest schools. He claims he wants to “save” the two
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This Labor Day, Virginia Still the Worst State for Workers.

On Labor Day, Virginia may be the best state for business in the United States, but hardworking families in Virginia are still struggling because Virginia is the worst state to work. Virginia needs to
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Progress Virginia Endorses Slate of Progressive Candidates

Progress Virginia is proud to announce the endorsement of 13 candidates running for General Assembly this year. This slate of diverse candidates presents a historic opportunity to expand the voices
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Toothless Crime Commission Won’t Make Necessary Change to Save Lives and Prevent Gun Violence

Senator Tommy Norment and Speaker of the House Kirk Cox refused to do their jobs last month when they adjourned the Gun Violence Prevention Special Session without any votes after just
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Kirk Cox Should Follow Rep. Wittman’s Lead, Change Stance on Background Checks

Richmond, Virginia—Speaker of the House of Delegates Kirk Cox should follow Congressman Rob Wittman’s lead and change his stance on background checks for gun purchases. In the wake of shootings in Dayton, OH, El
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Kirk Cox, Running Scared In Reelection Campaign, Runs Phony TV Ad

Colonial Heights, Virginia—Speaker Kirk Cox is worried about his reelection chances and has gone up with a phony TV ad claiming he stands with the community he represents. But his
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Ken Cuccinelli Makes Racist Claims About Immigration

Washington, D.C.—President Trump’s Acting Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ken Cuccinelli, made the racist claim yesterday that the poem Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants to America was only
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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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