15 Jan 2016
January 15, 2016

Va Voter Bills – UPDATE

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A number of the bills mentioned in the prior post will be heard Tuesday, Jan 19, at 7:30 am by a House Privileged & Elections Committee subcommittee – here’s the agenda.  Thanks @C_Herring ! read more →

15 Jan 2016
January 15, 2016

VA General Assembly Voting Bills

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It’s that time of year again, and the Virginia General Assembly is hard at work.  Here are a number of good bills that will make it easier to vote.  See Virginia Legislative Information Services for text and more information on these bills.  Let your delegates and state senators know what you think.  Please follow the.. read more →

Due to a technical glitch, I didn’t get the 5.1 update, but here is 5.8 – the DNC will host 6 presidential debates in 2016; small business week; affordable college; and the latest on the GOP Clown Car.   read more →

Climate change, equal pay, economic recovery, AG Lynch, and facts on the GOP presidential candidates.         read more →

Middle-class economics, voting rights, social security, minimum wage, Affordable Care Act, GOP presidential candidate clown car.         read more →

Here are the actions Governor McAuliffe has taken on some of the voting bills that we have been following (courtesy of Project Vote).  Thank you Governor for vetoing the idiotic mail-in photo ID bill.  You can go to the Virginia Legislative Information System website and type in the bill number for more information on these.. read more →

28 Feb 2015
February 28, 2015

#DNC2015 – DNC Meeting Report

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In addition to the Victory Task Force and the 2016 Delegate Selection Plan Workshop, the DNC’s Winter Meeting on February 19-21 had the usual activities of meeting and learning from Democrats around the world, including regional and constituency group caucus sessions. I am glad that many Virginia Democrats could join us. The highlights certainly included an.. read more →

Here are some of the bills being considered  in the Virginia General Assembly that affect voting (courtesy of Project Vote).  You can go to the Virginia Legislative Information System website and type in the bill number for more information.  Then contact your State Senator or Delegate and tell them to support or oppose the bill… read more →

State of the Union recap, state of the economy, Roe v. Wade, MLK, President Obama’s Philly speech, Equal Pay, deficit reduction, state updates read more →

12 Jan 2015
January 12, 2015

Virginia Voting Legislation – 2015

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Here are some of the bills recently filed in the Virginia General Assembly that affect voting (courtesy of Project Vote).  You can go to the Virginia Legislative Information System website and type in the bill number for more information.  Then contact your State Senator or Delegate and tell them to support or oppose the bill… read more →