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Family Foundation Combines Transphobia with Reefer Madness

The Family Foundation of Virginia is an evangelical Christian lobby group that finds itself perpetually taking a stand on unpopular issues. They continue their opposition to gay marriage despite a 2021 poll that shows that 71% of Virginians support gay marriage. The...

Rent Control Measures Fail to Progress in Legislative Session

Anti Rent Gouging Bills to Cap Rent Increases Don’t Advance This Session State lawmakers did not advance legislation this session that aimed to slow rising rent prices, although affordable housing remains a big concern for constituents.  Two proposed bills would have...

Direct Artist Funding! Virginia Creatives Want House Bill 642

Virginia has, in recent years, begun supporting a variety of incentive programs and tax breaks for creative individuals and endeavors inside the Commonwealth. Notably, up to this point, are the film incentives with guidelines established by The Virginia Department of...

Gun Laws Hogg the Limelight

Correction: In an email from the communication director for the Virginia Attorney General said that, “Ceasefire Virginia and all of its' marketing, including the TV ads, is being paid for with criminal asset forfeiture funds - no tax dollars are being spent.” In a...

New Amphitheater Threatens Riverfront’s Environment

Original post made on July 17, 2022 by Scott Burger of Oregon Hill News and reposted here with permission. For updated information on the Richmond Riverfront Amphitheater, we wrote about it HERE and HERE When I moved to Richmond in the early nineties, it was a much...

Family Foundation Combines Transphobia with Reefer Madness

The Family Foundation of Virginia is an evangelical Christian lobby group that finds itself perpetually taking a stand on unpopular issues. They continue their opposition to gay marriage despite a 2021 poll that shows that 71% of Virginians support gay marriage. The Family Foundation will never blink on their opposition to reproductive rights....

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Family Foundation Combine Transphobia with Reefer Madness by Goad Gatsby 2024

Rent Control Measures Fail to Progress in Legislative Session

Anti Rent Gouging Bills to Cap Rent Increases Don’t Advance This Session State lawmakers did not advance legislation this session that aimed to slow rising rent prices, although affordable housing remains a big concern for constituents.  Two proposed bills would have allowed localities to adopt anti-rent gouging provisions, prevent landlords...

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Bills to cap rent increases don’t advance this session by Thailand Wilson of VCU CNS 2024

Gun Laws Hogg the Limelight

Correction: In an email from the communication director for the Virginia Attorney General said that, “Ceasefire Virginia and all of its' marketing, including the TV ads, is being paid for with criminal asset forfeiture funds - no tax dollars are being spent.” In a previous version of this article, it was incorrectly stated that taxpayers were...

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David Hogg, Virginia Gun Laws 2024 by Goad Gatsby

New Amphitheater Threatens Riverfront’s Environment

Original post made on July 17, 2022 by Scott Burger of Oregon Hill News and reposted here with permission. For updated information on the Richmond Riverfront Amphitheater, we wrote about it HERE and HERE When I moved to Richmond in the early nineties, it was a much different place. My parents begged me to live outside of the national murder...

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repost New Amphitheater Proposal Threatens Riverfront’s Environment by Scott Burger 2022

Guns, Gambling, Vaccines & More: MLK Day in Richmond

Martin Luther King Day at the Virginia Capitol featured groups lobbying to get the attention of elected officials about their various causes. The Virginia Citizen Defense League holds their annual event with hundreds of their members showing up. The VCDL is like the NRA with gun rights lobbying but confined to Virginia. The...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day aka Lobby Day 2024 by Goad Gatsby

Neighborhood Slots? Virginia Debates Skill Games in Local Spots

As originally reported by the Virginia Mercury earlier today, Virginia is witnessing a renewed debate over the legality of skill games, a form of entertainment that has become widespread in various local businesses. As the 2024 General Assembly session approaches, this topic is expected to be a key issue. Here's a quick overview of the current...

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