Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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Virginia House Republicans’ Laughable Calls for AG Mark Herring to Resign Demonstrate Their Utterly...

Virginia House Republicans are such a joke, it's incredible. Their latest? House Republican Majority Leader Del. Todd Gilbert today called on Attorney General Mark...

Al Gore: “I support the Union Hill community…fighting this dirty fossil fuel infrastructure &...

Good to see folks, including Nobel Prize winner and former VP Al Gore, TV/film actress Piper Perabo, and @HipHopCaucus Senior VP Mustafa Santiago Ali,...

Arlington/Falls Church Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos: “It’s striking that the word ‘victim’ is not...

The following statement is from Arlington/Falls Church Commonwealth's Attorney Theo Stamos, in response to the announcement last night of a primary challenge by Parisa...

Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Invest $268.7 Million in New Money for K-12...

From Gov. Ralph Northam's office: Governor Northam Announces Budget Proposals to Invest $268.7 Million in New Money for K-12 Education ~ Governor’s proposed budget to feature...

Audio: Despite 81% of Virginia Voters Supporting ERA Ratification, Far-Right Sen. Amanda Chase Invites...

On December 5, the Wason Center for Public Policy's new Virginia poll found that a whopping 81% (!) of Virginia voters support ratification of the...

Arlington/Falls Church Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos Draws Primary Challenge From “Lifelong Public Defender and...

The following announcement is from Parisa Tafti, who announced last night that she's running for Commonwealth's Attorney in Arlington/Falls Church. I met with Parisa...

Tuesday News: “Climate change was behind 15 weather disasters in 2017”; “The Brexit That...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, December 11.  Climate change was behind 15 weather disasters...

Virginia AG Mark Herring Leads Opposition to Trump’s Latest Attack on Legal Immigration

Attorney General Mark Herring continues to do great work, day in/day out... ATTORNEY GENERAL HERRING LEADS OPPOSITION TO TRUMP’S LATEST ATTACK ON LEGAL IMMIGRATION ~ Trump...

“The P.A.R.I.S. Climate Act will force the administration to acknowledge the dangers of withdrawal,...

Great stuff from Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA04): Representatives McEachin, Schneider Introduced P.A.R.I.S. Climate Act Legislation to highlight why U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is disastrous WASHINGTON...

Photos: What a Night! Maggie Hansford Kicks Off Campaign for Brentsville (Prince William County)...

The following report, including photos (video to follow), is from "9500 Liberty" co-producer and Indigo Light Social Media Director Annabel Park. Note that Prince...

Abrar Omeish Launches Campaign for Fairfax County School Board

by Abrar Omeish Good morning everyone: I am excited to finally let you all know that I will be launching my campaign for the Fairfax County...

Virginia Del. Dave LaRock (Faaaar-Right R) Says Being Transgender a “Social Contagion,” Like Anorexia;...

We recently wrote that Rabidly Anti-LGBT Virginia Delegate Dave LaRock Absurdly Claims Loudoun County School Board “Lurches Left” Because It Opposes Discrimination, Supports Public...

Monday News: “Tackle climate or face financial crash, say world’s biggest investors”; “Surviving a...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, December 10. U.S. rejects language affirming the severity of...

Promises Broken: Governor Northam’s Inaugural Address

by Glen Besa, retired director of the Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club It was chilly that day less than one year ago when Ralph...

An Opportune Moment to Hit Trump on Climate Change

An Opportune Moment As the picture of the gathering climate crisis gets ever more grave, and the inadequacy of the response to this greatest challenge...

The Last Gasp of Massive Resistance: Richmond’s 2019 Coliseum Scheme

  "Our lesson is, that there are two Richmonds." - Charles Dickens.  On December 8, 2018, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney led a march of more than a thousand...

Sunday News: Kelly Leaves “Crazytown”; “Two Business Cycles to Prepare for A Low-Carbon World”;...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, December 9. May Sticks With Crucial Vote as Johnson...

100 People, Including Karenna Gore, Send Letter to Virginia Air Pollution Control Board Urging...

From Appalachian Voices: Residents of Union Hill today sent an open letter to the members of the State Air Pollution Control Board urging them to...

Video: Ralph Northam Walks Away from 2018 VA-06 Dem Nominee Jennifer Lewis After She...

See below for this highly revealing exchange between 2018 VA-06 Democratic nominee and environmental/anti-pipelines activist Jennifer Lewis and Gov. Ralph Northam (D for "Dominion")...

Virginia House Democratic Caucus Balloting Underway [UPDATED x3 – The Winner Is Eileen Filler-Corn]

UPDATE 3:21 pm -  And the winner is...Eileen Filler-Corn. See VA House Dems press release, below. Delegate Filler-Corn Elected House Democratic Leader Delegate Filler-Corn to lead efforts to...

The Republicans’ Relationship with the Future (Another Challenge to the Conservatives)

This piece is appearing this weekend in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ***************************** How one regards the future presents a clear window into...

Audio: Far-Right, Theocratic Bigot EW Jackson Explains His Plan to Bully, Intimidate Virginia Media...

I'm glad to hear far-right, theocratic bigot EW Jackson state OPENLY what he and his allies are up to - working to intimidate and...

Did Mark Herring mention the environment, climate change in his announcement for governor? Did...

As I scanned numerous articles relating to the announcement this week that Attorney General Mark Herring will be running for Governor in 2021, I...

Saturday News: “Mueller Investigation Nears the Worst Case Scenario”; The “Beginning of the End”...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, December 8.  Court filings directly implicate Trump in efforts...

Online Poll: Who Should Dems Nominate for Governor in 2021?

With the surprise Friday evening news (questions: why release this "yuge" news in the time traditionally reserved for "news dumps?" also, why announce around...

BREAKING: “Special Master” Issues Report, Maps on Virginia Racial Packing Case; Federal Court Rejects...

Good news (see below)...maybe we'll get new, racially "unpacked" maps in time for the November 2019 elections after all! If so, Democrats could gain...

Very Bad Day for Dominion: Fourth Circuit Ruling Stops All Work on Atlantic Coast...

by Jon Sokolow How’s this for a Friday night news dump:  Dominion Energy has suspended ALL WORK along the 600 mile route of the Atlantic...

BREAKING: Gov. Northam Uses Loophole to Hide Documents in Responses to FOIAs on Air...

From Wild Virginia: December 7, 2018 For Immediate Release Governor Northam Uses Loophole to Hide Documents in Responses to FOIAs on Air and Water Boards, Meeting with...

“For the first time, #Virginia officials reject Dominion Energy’s long-term #energy plans”

According to the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), "BREAKING: For the first time, #Virginia officials reject Dominion Energy's long-term #energy plans, including inflated energy...

Attorney General Herring and DEQ File Lawsuit Over Repeated Environmental Violations During Construction of...

Good to see; now how about using Virginia's full authority under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act vis-a-vis both the Mountain Valley Pipeline...
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