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Roger Chesley: Justices’ smackdown of McAuliffe’s attempts to restore felons’ voting rights isn’t final word

Roger Chesley: Justices’ smackdown of McAuliffe’s attempts to restore felons’ voting rights isn’t final word

Published by the Virginian-Pilot.  I hesitated to call Patricia Skinner on Monday. I didn’t want to further muddle a confusing situation. Skinner, a former felon-turned-health car ...

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Stand Against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Stand Against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Usually, people will not get too involved with matters that do not directly impact their lives. An example I have seen recently is the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. This pipeline will ...

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#StopTheDebtTrap

#StopTheDebtTrap

On June 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed new rules aimed at reducing the harmful effects of predatory lending debt traps like payday and car title loans ...

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Emerging Chapters Organize for Change

Emerging Chapters Organize for Change

Virginia Organizing has several emerging Chapters across the state. If you live in Roanoke, the New River Valley, Lynchburg, Eastern Shore, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, or Suffolk and ...

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Praise for Federal Payday-Lending Regulations in Virginia

Praise for Federal Payday-Lending Regulations in Virginia

Published by Public News Service RICHMOND, Va. --- New national limits proposed for payday and car-title lending are winning praise from lower-income Virginians and their advocate ...

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Virginia Organizing and Virginia Poverty Law Center Release Virginia Lending Report and Discuss New CFPB Rules for Predatory Lending

Virginia Organizing and Virginia Poverty Law Center Release Virginia Lending Report and Discuss New CFPB Rules for Predatory Lending

Richmond, Va.—Virginia Organizing and Virginia Poverty Law Center, organizations that have been working to stop predatory lending practices in Virginia for many years, released a ...

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From the Mountains to the Sea: McAuliffe is Hurting People with His Energy Policies

From the Mountains to the Sea: McAuliffe is Hurting People with His Energy Policies

Published by the Richmond Times-Dispatch If Gov. Terry McAuliffe lived in Virginia Beach or owned a farm in the fragile mountains of central Virginia, maybe he wouldn’t cheer so l ...

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Secretary Thomasson to Join Virginia Organizing for Restoration Celebration and Information Session

Secretary Thomasson to Join Virginia Organizing for Restoration Celebration and Information Session

What: Restoration of Civil Rights Celebration and Information Session for Returning Citizens When: Wednesday, May 18 at 5 p.m. Where: Williams Farm Recreation Center (5252 Learnin ...

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Secretary Thomasson to Join Virginia Organizing for Restoration Celebration and Information Session

Secretary Thomasson to Join Virginia Organizing for Restoration Celebration and Information Session

What: Restoration of Civil Rights Celebration and Information Session for Returning Citizens When: Wednesday, May 18 at 5 p.m. Where: Williams Farm Recreation Center (5252 Learnin ...

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One by One, Virginia Organizing Connects People to Solar

One by One, Virginia Organizing Connects People to Solar

We previously looked at how Virginia Organizing, a multi-issue organizing group, was able to put solar where its mouth is with the addition of solar to its office. The organizatio ...

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