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Seven School Divisions Take Joint Legal Action to Affirm Local Constitutional Authority to Keep Public Schools Safe

Good stuff from the Fairfax County School Board along with the School Boards of Alexandria, Arlington County, Richmond, Falls Church, Hampton and Prince William County.Seven School Divisions Take

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Virginia COVID-19 Cases Up 129,877 Over the Past 10 Days…Has the Omicron Wave Finally Started to Recede?

See below for the latest COVID-19 statistics for Virginia, courtesy of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA). As you can see, total c

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“Greta’s Law” Will Require Breeders to Track Dogs and Cats Sold for Testing

Good stuff from Delegates Kaye Kory (D) and Buddy Fowler (R):“Greta’s Law” Will Require Breeders to Track Dogs and Cats Sold for TestingBipa

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Monday News: “Can Sci-Fi Wake Us Up to Our Climate Reality?”; “Biden cranks up pressure as Putin mulls Ukraine invasion”; #ACoupInPlainSight; Miyares Fires Top 1/6 Investigator from UVA; “Youngkin’s masking order plunges Virginia schools into utter chaos”

by LowellHere are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, January 24.���� NEW VIDEOThis is a coup in plain sight. History will judge where we stand i

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Video: Virginia Parents, Democratic Lawmakers Blast Youngkin’s “Illegal Executive Order” on Masks in Schools; Say He’s “Becoming the Most Divisive and Authoritarian Governor” in Virginia History

See below for video from DPVA of this morning's "press conference on Governor Youngkin's illegal executive order taking effect in school divisions across Virginia." Speakers included:Sen. Mamie

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Gov. Youngkin Announces Legislative Priorities, Budget Amendments…Many of Which Should be Rejected by the Dem-Controlled Virginia State Senate

See below for a press release from Gov. Youngkin's office, announcing his legislative agenda priorities for this General Assembly session. As you can see, there are a bunch of priorities that almost c

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Video: On VA House of Delegates Floor, Del. Ken Plum Compares Youngkin’s “Wild Goose Chase” In Search of “Inherently Divisive Concepts” and “CRT” in the Schools to Trump’s 2020 Election “Big Lie”

Earlier today, Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston) delivered an excellent speech on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates, during which he took direct aim at Glenn Youngkin's Executive Order #1, "to end t

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Virginia Republicans File Multiple Anti-Abortion Bills Leading Up to the 49th and Likely Final Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Check out the following press release from ProChoiceVA.org, which writes that Virginia Republicans "will stop at nothing to push abortion completely out of reach for Virginians." And on a related no

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Video: Sen. Mark Warner Says “I hope there is not an effort to promote the Trump big lie about elections in Virginia”

See below for video and a few highlights from Sen. Mark Warner's press availability yesterday."I think if you could roll back the tape a little bit and the administration had set a set of expe

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Virginia COVID-19 Cases Up 156,293 Over the Past 10 Days; Hospitalizations (3,836) Near Highest Level Since Pandemic Began

See below for the latest COVID-19 statistics for Virginia, courtesy of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA). As you can see, total c