Topic: VNM in the News

Jul 16, 2014/01:39 PM

New Job: Canvass Director

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  CANVASS DIRECTOR Virginia New Majority is Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization mobilizing and organizing thousands of voters and residents across the state. We bring together communities of color, women, youth, and seniors through mass scale voter outreach, direct action, community organizing campaigns and intensive leadership development.  We are building a movement for social, gender and racial justice in Virginia, …

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Jul 16, 2014/09:59 AM

Nguyen: Making voting hassle-free

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Nguyen: Making voting hassle-free PILOTONLINE.COM By Tram Nguyen © July 16, 2014 The principle of American democracy rests on the idea that each person has a vote that is cast and counted equally, regardless of who they are or where they come from. There’s no haggling over the rights of any registered voter to vote, and any attempt to do …


Jul 10, 2014/04:00 PM

Group presents sea-level rise proposals for Virginia

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Associated Press Posted on July 9, 2014 at 1:02 PM NORFOLK (AP) – Cutting carbon emissions and buffering Virginia’s shoreline are crucial to heading off future flooding and coastal damage likely to be caused by sea level rise, an environmental group said Wednesday. Using a flood-prone church near downtown Norfolk as a backdrop, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network called on …


May 7, 2014/04:17 PM

Arlington Cab Drivers Rally Against Uber X

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(Updated at 5:55 p.m.) Nearly a hundred Arlington (Va.) taxi drivers crowded into the County Board offices Thursday afternoon, asking county policymakers to take action against UberX. UberX, which launched in D.C. last summer, is a smartphone app that connects users with drivers who use their personal vehicles to give on-demand rides. It presents itself as a “better, faster, cheaper” alternative to …

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Apr 25, 2014/10:14 AM

Va. gov. changes policies on felons’ voting rights | Washington Post

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By Associated Press, Published: April 18 RICHMOND, Va. — Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced policy changes Friday that will make it easier for violent felons and drug offenders to regain their voting rights. “We believe that once an individual has served their time and fully paid their debt to society, they should have their civil rights restored without any additional burdens or punishments,” said …

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Dec 21, 2013/07:27 PM

Candidata Demócrata Apoya a los Latinos | Telemundo

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Una posición se abrió en el senado estatal cuando el ahora ex Senador Mark Herring fue elegido para ser el nuevo fiscal general de Virginia. Read more here.

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Dec 9, 2013/10:22 AM

Virginia prepares for new voter photo ID law | Richmond Times Dispatch

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By Markus Schmidt, With implementation of Virginia’s new voter ID law seven months away, state election officials are scrambling to affordably create a photo ID card that will be provided to voters for free. Read more here.


Nov 21, 2013/02:37 PM

TWU, cabbies slam recommended taxi regulations | Alexandria Times

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By Erich Wagner, Tenants and Workers United, which advocates on behalf of local cabbies, is lambasting the controversial findings of a city task force charged with overhauling taxi industry regulations. Read more here.


Nov 14, 2013/09:58 AM

Immigration reform advocates urge action from Cantor | Richmond Times Dispatch

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By Olympia Meola, While health care is the topic of conversation in Washington, advocates of immigration reform are pushing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on the issue at home. Read more here.

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Nov 7, 2013/10:27 AM

What Clinton, Christie, Biden, Cruz & Co. Can Learn From 2013 | Huffington Post

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By Heather Smith, Tuesday night’s election results were a lot to take in — especially if you’re one of the Beltway creatures still clinging to low expectations for the political participation of Millennials. Read more here.