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EDITORIAL: Consumer protection is in peril

EDITORIAL: Consumer protection is in peril

Published by The Culpepper Star-Exponent Watch your wallet, because Congress is coming after the federal watchdog set up, following last decade’s financial crisis, to police again ...

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ACLU-VA, Other Rights Groups Tell Governor Not to Let Virginia Take on Immigration Enforcement

ACLU-VA, Other Rights Groups Tell Governor Not to Let Virginia Take on Immigration Enforcement

Published on the ACLU of Virginia website The ACLU of Virginia and 15 other immigrants’ rights and social services organizations [including Virginia Organizing] have joined togeth ...

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Group holds rally in Fredericksburg to show support for Obamacare

Group holds rally in Fredericksburg to show support for Obamacare

Spotsylvania County resident Laurie Haller pushed her daughter’s wheelchair among about 70 protesters Saturday afternoon in downtown Fredericksburg. She carried a poster that read ...

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CFPB faces Senate challenge on prepaid card rule

CFPB faces Senate challenge on prepaid card rule

Published by Politico Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) is seeking to nullify regulations on prepaid spending cards, a move that is drawing fire from consumer groups and lackluster suppor ...

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Parents, Educators Fight Back Against Rising Suspension Numbers

Parents, Educators Fight Back Against Rising Suspension Numbers

To watch the original video, visit WAVY. HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — More than 20,000 students across Hampton Roads received suspensions last school year, according to data obtain ...

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How Do We Build Movements Based On Vision and Values?

How Do We Build Movements Based On Vision and Values?

Facing rapidly changing demographics, growing inequality and increased political polarization in the U.S., movement builders are grappling with creating new cross-generational tie ...

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Nurses Make a Difference for Health and Environment

Nurses Make a Difference for Health and Environment

Listen to the audio version of this news story originally published at Public News Service. RICHMOND, Va. - Nurses can make a difference in the fight against climate change, accor ...

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What’s at Stake for Women if the ACA is Repealed?

What’s at Stake for Women if the ACA is Repealed?

Featured on the Community Catalyst blog What’s at stake for women, as politicians in Washington pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as soon as January? Just ask 38-yea ...

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Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order to Combat Discrimination in Virginia

Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order to Combat Discrimination in Virginia

Released by the Office of the Governor. Full release and Executive Order text found here. CHARLOTTESVILLE – Governor McAuliffe today issued Executive Order 61, which will advance ...

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Coalition: Pipeline Route Poses Landslide Risk

Coalition: Pipeline Route Poses Landslide Risk

Published by Public News Service RICHMOND, Va. -- Federal regulators are taking a favorable view of the huge Atlantic Coast Pipeline. But research by a citizen group has found tha ...

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