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June 4, 2020 | In the News

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Norfolk lawmaker to propose removing Byrd statue from Capitol Square

The Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue isn’t the only state-owned memorial that could soon come down. Del. Jay Jones, D-Norfolk, said Thursday that he would introduce legislation for the 2021 General Assembly session to take down the statue of former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Harry F....

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June 3, 2020 | In the News

The Virginian-Pilot, Op-Ed: EPA failing its charge to protect area waterways

When the failures of the Environmental Protection Agency threaten our way of life in Hampton Roads, we must fight back to protect our health, our economy and our environment from becoming the latest casualties of the Trump administration.

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May 28, 2020 | In the News

Blue Virginia: Will Del. Jay Jones Carry on Family’s Civil Rights Legacy as 2021 Candidate for Attorney General?

Jay Jones, who was elected in 2017 to the House of Delegates, in the same 89th district seat in Norfolk that his own father held for many years, has recently announced that he’s exploring the possibility of running for Virginia Attorney General next year. So far no other candidates...

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May 10, 2020 | In the News

The Roanoke Times: Time to double down on renewable energy

Jones represents Norfolk in the House of Delegates. He is a Democrat. The COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent economic consequences are a double-barreled challenge for businesses and families. Losses include loved ones and livelihoods – no one’s sense of normalcy has been spared. Our priority must be the health and safety...

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