This is great news: Buoyed by a wave of progressive activism that began after the election of President Trump, Virginia Democrats plan to challenge 45 GOP incumbents in the deep-red House of Delegates this November, including 17 lawmakers whose districts voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton. Is anyone going to the Not My President’s Day rally […]
“Buoyed by a wave of progressive activism that began after the election of President Trump, Virginia Democrats plan to challenge 45 GOP incumbents in the deep-red House of Delegates this November, including 17 lawmakers whose districts voted for Democrat Hillary [...]
A bipartisan delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives is visiting Kosovo to reiterate the strong support for the nation. In its two-day visit, the delegation led by Republican Peter … Click to Continue »
Former WDBJ anchor Chris Hurst plans to run as a Democrat for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. Hurst’s girlfriend Alison Parker was a reporter at the station and was murdered along with cameraman Adam Ward while the two were doing a live shot for the Roanoke CBS affiliate’s morning show in 2015. “I’ll be able to develop...
A former Virginia news anchor whose girlfriend was fatally shot during a live broadcast in 2015 says he plans to run for a seat in the House of Delegates. Chris … Click to Continue »
Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed a veteran Democratic campaign operative to a vacant seat in the House of Delegates. Hogan announced the appointment of Jazz Lewis on Friday to the … Click to Continue »
The Virginia House of Delegates voted Tuesday to defund Planned Parenthood, the nation’s biggest abortion business. On a 60-33 party-line vote with Republicans voting to defund and Democrats opposing, the House approved HB 2264, which would cut off federal Title X funding for Planned Parenthood and any other company that does abortions. Planned Parenthood objected […]
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in a committee of the Virginia House of Delegates to defeat an attempt to legalize the sale of raw, unpasteurized milk by a vote of more than two to one. The 6-15 vote against House Bill 2030 saw all six votes in favor cast by Republican members of the Committee... Continue Reading
Fairfax City Councilmember David L. Meyer has been elected mayor in a special election. According to unofficial results posted on the Department of Elections website Tuesday night, Meyer received 1,644 … Click to Continue »
The House of Delegates voted Tuesday to defund Planned Parenthood despite protests by women's rights advocates on the Capitol grounds and in the House chamber. On a 60-33 party-line vote, … Click to Continue »
Following up on yesterday's post, ABA To Vote Today On 75% Bar Passage Requirement: ABA Journal, ABA House Rejects Proposal to Tighten Bar Pass Standards for Law Schools: The ABA House of Delegates on Tuesday voted against a proposal to tighten bar passage rate standards for accredited law schools.......
Voters in Richmond and part of Henrico County are set to pick a new member of the General Assembly. A special election is being held Tuesday to fill the empty … Click to Continue »
Press Release, At Miami Meeting, ABA to Consider Law School Bar Passage Proposal, Myriad of Other Issues: The American Bar Association House of Delegates, which determines association-wide policy, will consider a proposal to simplify and strengthen the bar passage standard for ABA-accredited law schools at the association’s Midyear Meeting in...
It’s fitting that the Virginia House of Delegates chose Groundhog Day to pass a so-called religious freedom bill, entitled “Solemnization of Marriage,” given that similar legislation just last year met with Democratic Governor Terry… Read The post Virginia House Passes Anti-LGBTQ ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill appeared first on Towleroad.
Via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Equality Virginia strongly condemned the Virginia House of Delegates for passing HB 2025 — discriminatory legislation that seeks to give taxpayer-funded agencies and service providers a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people under the guise of religion. Show More Summary
Today, HRC and Equality Virginia strongly condemned the Virginia House of Delegates for passing HB 2025 -- discriminatory legislation that seeks to give taxpayer-funded agencies and service providers a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people under the guise of religion. Show More Summary
The Virginia House of Delegates passed a measure on Wednesday that would require residents to show proof of citizenship before registering to vote. The bill is the latest example of several voting restrictions that Republicans are pushing...Show More Summary
The leader of West Virginia's House of Delegates says state government cuts are on the agenda for the legislative session starting next week. Speaker Tim Armstead says a projected budget … Click to Continue »
Virginia's Republican-controlled House of Delegates has passed legislation to require proof of U.S. citizenship before registering to vote in state and local elections. News outlets report that the GOP-sponsored bill … Click to Continue »
The Republican-controlled Virginia House of Delegates has given preliminary approval to a measure supporters say protects religious liberties, but critics say is an attack on gay rights. The House gave … Click to Continue »