ForVirginia.org Podcast E15: State responsibility for the environment

This week: Charlottesville Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy is out at the state board of elections after some offensive tweets are found in his twitter history, we update you on the 2017 elections, and we discuss how local and state government has to step up for the environment in the wake of a Trump administration. 

This and the rest of the Virginia news roundup on the ForVirginia.org podcast. 

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Alpha

DEAL RESOLVES ALPHA'S BANKRUPTCY CONCERNS

Budget

MCAULIFFE SAYS VIRGINIA ECONOMY GETTING STRONGER, BUDGET SHORTFALL SHRINKING

MCAULIFFE: IMPROVING VIRGINIA ECONOMY MEANS LESS BUDGET CUTS

VEDP

NEW STATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICIAL WILL EARN $340,000, 11 PERCENT MORE THAN PREVIOUS CEO

NEW CHIEF NAMED FOR VIRGINIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP

BOBBY JINDAL'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CHIEF TAKING VIRGINIA POST

State Police

LEGISLATIVE LEADERS SAY VIRGINIA STATE POLICE PAY A PRIORITY

REFILLING THE RANKS OF THE STATE POLICE

VIRGINIA STATE POLICE, DEPUTIES, CITE DIRE STRAITS IN CALL FOR RAISES

Petersburg

ACLU SAYS PETERSBURG CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS VIOLATE "THE SPIRIT OF OPEN GOVERNMENT LAWS"

ACLU CRITICIZES PETERSBURG CITY COUNCIL'S MEETING PRACTICES

PETERSBURG NEEDS SUNSHINE TO RESTORE TRUST

News

BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTERS SENTENCED TO FIVE DAYS IN JAIL FOR BLOCKING RICHMOND INTERSTATE

STUDENT PROTESTERS STORM BOV MEETING WITH DEMANDS

SIT-IN AT GOODLATTE'S OFFICE LEADS TO TRESPASSING FINE FOR PROTESTERS

 

Tesla

AUTO DEALERS SOUND ALARM AS TESLA PUSHES FOR SECOND VIRGINIA STORE

TESLA GETS GREEN LIGHT FOR SECOND VIRGINIA STORE

TESLA WINS BATTLE IN FIGHT OVER DIRECT CAR SALES

TESLA IS ELIGIBLE TO OPERATE ITS OWN DEALERSHIP IN RICHMOND AREA, DMV COMMISSIONER RULES

Bellamy Tweets

'INAPPROPRIATE' TWEETS FROM BELLAMY CAUSE SOME TO CALL FOR HIS REMOVAL

MCAULIFFE 'HORRIFIED' BY BOARD OF ED APPOINTEE'S RACIST, SEXIST, OBSCENE TWEETS

HOMOPHOBIC, SEXIST, ANTI-WHITE LANGUAGE ABUNDANT IN CHARLOTTESVILLE VICE MAYOR'S TWEETS

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER RESIGNS OVER TWEETS

BELLAMY RESIGNS FROM STATE EDUCATION BOARD UNDER PRESSURE OVER TWEETS

VIRGINIA BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER RESIGNS AFTER VULGAR TWEETS SURFACE

BELLAMY OUT AFTER PUSH

CHARLOTTESVILLE VICE MAYOR RESIGNS FROM VIRGINIA BOARD OF EDUCATION AMID TWITTER CONTROVERSY

Trump claims of voter fraud

JCC REGISTRAR: TRUMP'S ALLEGATION OF VIRGINIA VOTER FRAUD IS INSULT TO DEPT. OF ELECTIONS

TRUMP ALLEGES 'SERIOUS VOTER FRAUD' IN VIRGINIA

POLITIFACT: TRUMP'S CLAIM OF "SERIOUS VOTER FRAUD" IN VIRGINIA

TRUMP PUSHES CONSPIRACY THEORY THAT 'MILLIONS' VOTED ILLEGALLY FOR CLINTON

TRUMP ASSAILS RECOUNT EFFORT, SAYS VIRGINIA HAD 'SERIOUS VOTER FRAUD'

TRUMP ALLEGES MASSIVE FRAUD IN VIRGINIA VOTE, BUT NO EVIDENCE SEEN

TRUMP CLAIMS 'SERIOUS VOTER FRAUD' IN VIRGINIA, BUT STATE ALLY SAYS NO 'MASS SCALE' FRAUD REPORTED

2017 Elections

Specials

MCAULIFFE SETS JAN. 10 SPECIAL ELECTION FOR MCEACHIN, GARRETT, TAYLOR SEATS

SHERIFF'S DEPUTY, VIRGINIA BEACH TEACHER RUNNING IN JAN. 10 SPECIAL ELECTION

MCAULIFFE CALLS SPECIAL ELECTIONS TO REPLACE THREE VA. LEGISLATORS HEADING TO CONGRESS

TWO DEMOCRATS VIE FOR STATE SENATE DISTRICT 22

Gov

WORKFORCE PIPELINE INITIATIVE HIGHLIGHTED IN ROUNDTABLE WITH LT. GOV. NORTHAM

VIRGINIA LT. GOV. NORTHAM VISITS DRONE PROGRAM AT PVCC

LT. GOV RALPH NORTHAM, CARILION LEADERS DISCUSS OPIOID CRISIS

 WORKFORCE PIPELINE INITIATIVE HIGHLIGHTED IN ROUNDTABLE WITH LT. GOV. NORTHAM

NORTHAM VISITS STAUNTON TO BOOST GUBERNATORIAL BID

FOUR REPUBLICANS, ONE DEMOCRAT DECLARE CANDIDACY FOR GOVERNOR

POLITIFACT: COREY STEWART SAYS ED GILLESPIE ONLY CRITICIZED DONALD TRUMP

Lt. Gov

ROANOKE'S DAVID BOWERS MULLS RUN FOR LT. GOVERNOR

TIPPING HAT TO TRUMP, REPUBLICAN REEVES KICKS OFF BID FOR VA. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Atty Gen.

SEN. STANLEY GIVING 'SERIOUS CONSIDERATION' TO RUN FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL

STANLEY MAY SEEK ATTORNEY GENERAL NOMINATION

MAIN STORY:  Protecting the environment under a Trump Administration

BAY, SEA-LEVEL RISE TOP VA. ENVIRONMENTAL LIST

TOWN: POST-ELECTION, STRONG STATE LEADERSHIP ON THE ENVIRONMENT IS CRITICAL

WITH TRUMP'S ELECTION, CRITICAL CLIMATE EFFORTS LIKELY FALL TO THE STATES

RENEWABLE, CLEAN POWER IN THE FUTURE

SHAME

LAROCK NOT GIVING UP ON ABORTION BILL

FOR JANUARY EXECUTION, VIRGINIA PLANS TO USE DRUG INVOLVED IN 3 BOTCHED EXECUTIONS ELSEWHERE

FAME

CASEY: LATEST NRA SURVEY IS FULL OF MALARKEY

KAINE PRESSURES SENATE COLLEAGUES, TRUMP FOR AUTHORIZED WAR AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE

BRUCE SMITH SAYS MAYOR WILL SESSOMS FEARS DOING DISPARITY STUDY ON CITY CONTRACTS