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New Rip Off Clause Rule

New Rip Off Clause Rule

On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a new rule to ban companies from using mandatory arbitration clauses to deny groups of people their day ...

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Norfolk family says when it rains, it floods to the point they can’t leave the house

Norfolk family says when it rains, it floods to the point they can’t leave the house

  Published by WKTR (video available) NORFOLK, Va. - The Treadways are treading through water almost every time it rains, just to get in and out of their home. Even if it's j ...

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CBPP: Analyzing the Senate GOP Health Bill

CBPP: Analyzing the Senate GOP Health Bill

For more images and links, click here for the original post by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The Senate Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would ...

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State says Senate health plan puts Virginia at disadvantage, ‘harsher’ than House proposal

State says Senate health plan puts Virginia at disadvantage, ‘harsher’ than House proposal

Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch. Virginia legislative budget leaders had a quick response to a new health care plan proposed by Republicans in the U.S. Senate — please don’t ...

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Gov. McAuliffe is on target with clean energy goals

Gov. McAuliffe is on target with clean energy goals

Published by the Virginian-Pilot. During my time as commander of Air Combat Command headquartered at Langley Air Force Base, I often reflected on my earlier years as a young squad ...

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Governor McAuliffe Signs Legislation, Announces Updated Resources Promoting Alternatives to School Suspensions

Governor McAuliffe Signs Legislation, Announces Updated Resources Promoting Alternatives to School Suspensions

On Friday, Governor McAuliffe signed legislation directing the Board of Education to develop best practice alternatives to school suspensions. The legislation aligns with the Gove ...

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Gov. McAuliffe Signs Bills to Disrupt the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Gov. McAuliffe Signs Bills to Disrupt the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Sixteen Virginia Organizing members attend a bill signing in Richmond today. Governor Terry McAuliffe signed two bills supporting his "Classrooms not Courtrooms" initiative. In ad ...

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Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $83 Million for Criminal Justice Programs Throughout the Commonwealth

Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $83 Million for Criminal Justice Programs Throughout the Commonwealth

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $83.3 million in grants to provide support – in some cases the only support – for essential programs and services across the cr ...

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Protests Against Pending Deportation in Harrisonburg

Protests Against Pending Deportation in Harrisonburg

Published by WMRA. On Monday more than 75 people in Harrisonburg rallied outside the Department of Homeland Security office on Neff Avenue against a pending deportation. WMRA’s Ch ...

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Pushing for changes in Lynchburg City Schools

Pushing for changes in Lynchburg City Schools

  Published by WSET. LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET)— The Lynchburg City School Board heard several issues the community wants to see changed. Before the meeting even started, a group ...

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