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Progress Virginia Stands With Virginia Legislative Black Caucus and Urges Delay of Reopening

Richmond, Virginia—Progress Virginia stands with the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus in urging Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to delay Phase One of his “Forward Virginia” plan to reopen Virginia businesses in
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Polls Show Social Distancing Is More Popular Than Pet Ownership, Beyonce, and the NFL

 A new Navigator Research poll tracking public opinion around COVID-19 released numbers today showing that social distancing measures like avoiding public events and gatherings, skipping dinner out a restaurant or drinks at
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ICYMI: Trump Recklessly Vows to End Health Insurance Coverage Through Affordable Care Act Despite Pandemic

Washington, DC—Despite the fact that millions of Americans have lost their jobs and their health insurance coverage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Trump announced yesterday that he
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ICYMI: Poll Finds Strong Opposition to Re-Opening Businesses in the Midst of Coronavirus

A new Washington Post-University of Maryland poll has found that despite protests across the country, most people strongly oppose the move to re-open some businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Even if businesses
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ICYMI: Coronavirus Backlash Coming From Republican Lawmakers Inspired By Trump

Though the protests across the nation demanding that we reopen businesses and head back to work despite the ongoing threat from coronavirus are framed as a grassroots movement, it seems
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Republicans’ Irresponsible Disregard for Public Health Threatens Lives

Richmond, Virginia — In the wake of the biggest one-day spike in Virginia deaths due to COVID-19 so far during this pandemic, Virginia Republicans have rushed to demand Governor Northam
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Virginia Will Become Safe Haven For Abortion Access as Reproductive Health Protection Act Becomes Law

Richmond, Virginia—Today, Governor Ralph Northam signed the Reproductive Health Protection Act into law.  At a time when the country is facing an unprecedented public health crisis, and people continue to
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ICYMI: Workers on Frontlines of Pandemic Response Urge Governor Northam to Sign Minimum Wage Increase

Grocery store workers are urging that Governor Northam sign HB395 to increase the minimum wage without any amendments that will water it down. When people who work in grocery stores
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Grocery Store Workers and Advocates Urge Governor Northam to Sign Bill to Increase to Minimum Wage

Workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic joined a video call this afternoon to urge Governor Northam to sign HB395, an increase to the minimum wage, into law. When
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