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January 15, 2021 | In the News · The Latest

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Schapiro: Matchmaker, matchmaker make Democrats a match

Virginia Democrats would tell you publicly their throng of statewide candidates is an embarrassment of riches, a reflection of the state’s accelerating diversity and the growing muscle of its metropolitan areas. Virginia Democrats privately would tell you that some of their candidates are embarrassments, though perhaps not on the scale...

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November 11, 2020 | In the News · The Latest

The Roanoke Times, Op-Ed: Virginia’s attorney general’s office needs a civil rights division

As we close out a year of awakening of racial disparities that persist in our society, we must turn awareness into action. In February 2019, I spoke on the floor of the House of Delegates about the Black experience in Virginia. I identified what I call the “Two Virginias”—a Black...

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August 27, 2020 | In the News · The Latest

Virginia Mercury:House committee votes to expand workers’ comp, mandate paid quarantine leave

Virginia workers scored a preliminary victory on Wednesday when a House committee approved two bills on workers’ compensation and paid quarantine leave — both major concerns amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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July 14, 2020 | In the News · The Latest

The Virginian-Pilot: Norfolk Del. Jay Jones says he’s running for Virginia attorney general in 2021

Norfolk Del. Jerrauld “Jay” Jones, a 31-year-old attorney whose family has a legacy of public service and civil rights in Virginia, announced Monday he is running for state attorney general in 2021. Jones, a Democrat who was first elected to the 89th House District in Norfolk in 2017, said in...

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