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Prince William Police Use Force More Often on Black Community Members

Manassas, Virginia—Prince William County Police Chief Peter Newsham announced that that police in Prince William County disproportionately use force against Black members of the community, according to new data. Forty-Nine%
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President Biden and Terry McAuliffe Will Discuss Plans To Lift Up Working Families at Campaign Event

Arlington, Virginia—Just one week after 1.5 million Virginia children received the child care tax credit, President Biden will campaign with Democratic candidate for Governor, Terry McAuliffe, to tout their plans
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Glenn Youngkin Refuses to Join Virginia Bar Association Debate

Just days after Glenn Youngkin was outed for lying to voters about his position on abortion access, he’s announced that he won’t participate in the Virginia Bar Association debate, a
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Progress Virginia Announces New Executive Director

Progress Virginia is thrilled to announce that LaTwyla Mathias will take over as Executive Director starting on July, 12, 2021. Mathias previously served for three years as Progress Virginia’s Digital
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Democratic Primary Winners Announced, Time To Get To Work To Elect Progressives

Richmond, Virginia—Progress Virginia congratulates tonight’s Democratic primary election winners Terry McAuliffe for Governor, Hala Ayala for Lieutenant Governor, and Mark Herring for Attorney General. These candidates support policies that make
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ICYMI: First Major Decision of Redistricting Commission Undermines Veneer of Nonpartisanship

Richmond, Virginia—Yesterday, the Virginia Redistricting Commission made its first major decision since its formation. On a 10-4 vote, they decided to hire two partisan lawyers to provide guidance throughout the
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First Read: Voting for More than Just Candidates in this Primary

With the Democratic primary this week, we’re all thinking about the importance of the right to vote. Regardless of which Democratic candidate is elected, they will stand up for voters,
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Celebrating Medicaid Expansion in Virginia

Richmond, Virginia—Today marks the three-year anniversary of the passage of Medicaid expansion in the Commonwealth.  Virginia’s expansion of Medicaid has broadened health coverage to include an additional 494,000 people across
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To Remember George Floyd, Demand an End to Qualified Immunity

Today marks exactly one year since four Minnesota police officers—Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng, and Tou Thao—murdered George Floyd. After apprehending Floyd for the suspicion of using counterfeit money,
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