ForVirginia.org Podcast E21: Economy, Governors, General Assembly Updates

We focus on Virginia's economy in the light of changing demographics and economic realities brought on by changes in federal non-defense spending
Congress is in recess, and GOP rep town halls are getting real interesting
Updates on the General Assembly, including the bills on redistricing, coal ash, and e-voting

 

Congressional Town Halls

VIRGINIA REPUBLICANS FACED A TEST IN TRUMP'S IMMIGRATION ORDER. MOST OF THEM FLUNKED.

GOODLATTE INVITES SOME TO LUNCH: PROTESTERS GATHER OUTSIDE ASK FOR TOWN HALL

GOODLATTE RESPONDS TO TOWN HALL OUTCRY

REP. BOB GOODLATTE DECLINES INVITE TO 'PEOPLE'S TOWN HALL' IN VINTON NEXT WEEK

CONSTITUENTS PRESS GOODLATTE, GARRETT FOR TOWN HALL MEETINGS

GARRETT'S FACEBOOK LIVE TOWN HALL DOES LITTLE TO QUELL CONSTITUENT CONCERNS

PROTESTERS DEMAND COMSTOCK TOWN HALL

GROUPS PROTEST HEAD-TO-HEAD OUTSIDE COMSTOCK'S OFFICE

ACTIVISTS PLAN TO HOLD TOWN HALL IN REP. COMSTOCK'S NORTHERN VIRGINIA DISTRICT - WITH OR WITHOUT HER

CONSTITUENTS CALL ON REP. COMSTOCK TO HOLD TOWN HALL IN PERSON

BRAT BACKS OFF 'UP IN MY GRILL' COMMENT IN FACEBOOK TOWN HALL

EX-NAVY SEAL FROM VIRGINIA AIMS TO MAKE MARK IN CONGRESS

GOP REP POINTS TO 'DECENT AMOUNT OF VOTER FRAUD' IN VIRGINIA

Economy

IS BOOMING TYSONS DEFYING NORMAL LAWS OF ECONOMICS?

PORTS EXPERIENCE HUGE GROWTH

HUNTINGTON INGALLS REPORTS 294 PERCENT PROFIT GAIN FOR 4TH-QUARTER 2016

2016 PROFITS JUMP 42 PERCENT FOR HUNTINGTON INGALLS; SHIPYARD TO HIRE 3,000 THIS YEAR

NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING PRESIDENT ON 350-SHIP NAVY: 'LITTLE BIT OF A WAIT-AND-SEE'

JUNEMANN: HELP WANTED. SENATORS NEEDED

HAMPTON ROADS COAL EXPORTS FELL FOR THE 3RD YEAR IN A ROW

 

D.C.'S STRANGE LOVE FOR COAL

 

OUR NEW DEMOGRAPHIC REALITIES

VIRGINIA'S POPULATION IS GROWING AT ITS SLOWEST RATE IN NEARLY 100 YEARS

Governors race

PERRIELLO'S POLITICAL SHOWMANSHIP

PERRIELLO'S QUEST

DEMOCRAT TOM PERRIELLO CALLS FOR 2 YEARS OF FREE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR VIRGINIANS

New Virginia Poll: Perriello, Northam Tied; Either Would Easily Defeat GOP Candidates

VA. LT. GOV. NORTHAM CALLS FOR DECRIMINALIZING SMALL AMOUNTS OF MARIJUANA

STEWART ALLIES WITH ALT-RIGHT-INSPIRED BLOGGER

PROTESTERS MOB PROVOCATIVE VA. GOVERNOR CANDIDATE AS HE DEFENDS CONFEDERATE STATUE

2017 elections

Howell won't seek re-election, will retire after 15 years as Virginia speaker of the House

DEMOCRAT SARA TOWNSEND TRIES ANOTHER RUN IN THE 31ST DISTRICT

DEMOCRAT JENNIFER CARROLL ENTERS RACE FOR SECOND DISTRICT SEAT

CATLETT MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER RUNNING FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES

HURST WILL SEEK DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION IN 12TH HOUSE DISTRICT RACE

ROANOKE NEWS ANCHOR, BOYFRIEND OF SLAIN TV REPORTER, PLANS TO RUN FOR VA. HOUSE

SUFFOLK RESIDENT, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER ADVOCATE, TO RUN AGAINST MORRIS

General Assembly

THE LATEST DEATH OF REDISTRICTING REFORM

SCHAPIRO: ON REDISTRICTING REFORM, GOP CLOSES IN FOR THE KILL

COAL ASH CLEANUP BILL PASSES COMMITTEE WITH AMENDMENTS

 

GOP'S CHASE TAKES AIM AT DOMINION

 

VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES COMMITTEE DEFANGS COAL ASH BILL

DOMINION PLAN TO BURY COAL ASH NEAR POTOMAC RIVER FACES RENEWED OPPOSITION

GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSES BILL TO PREVENT IDENTITY THEFT

SECURITY PROBLEMS FOUND IN VIRGINIA TAX DEPARTMENT

PROPOSED CAMPUS FREE SPEECH LAW PROGRESSES THROUGH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

BUY A BOAT WITH CAMPAIGN FUNDS? SURE THING, SAYS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

BILL PASSES SENATE, HOUSE TO MANDATE LESSON ON CONSENT IN HIGH-SCHOOL SEX ED CLASSES

SMALL COMMITTEE SHOOTS DOWN MEDICAL MARIJUANA OIL EXPANSION

ASSEMBLY LEGALIZES PURCHASE OF CANNABIDIOL OILS FOR EPILEPSY

FAME

Yorktown HS Students Defend Diversity Signs, Decry Post-Trump "Wave of Hate"