Improving school infrastructure is a top priority for school boards across the nation this year, as thousands of schools built in the 1950s need to be replaced across the country. I am a school board member paying close attention to this issue and I have been horrified to find there is no plan to fix […]
I’ve been advocating for conservation issues in the Virginia General Assembly for over a decade. Over the years I’ve been disappointed to see good ideas to promote clean energy go down the drain; remember our Clean Smokestacks legislation and attempts to deal with sea-level rise through the regional cap and trade program RGGI?
This week the Newport News City Council became the 30th city in Virginia to support passage of the ERA by our Virginia General Assembly. I’m proud of my city for joining this grassroots effort to show bipartisan support across our state. The conservative Republicans who have ignored this issue for too long are hearing loud and clear that we want a vote on the floor of the House on the ERA now. Let’s have a vote, let’s see where our elected legislators stand.
It’s about time.
It was one year ago that the world was watching my tied election which would decide the balance of power in the Virginia House of Delegates. The fate of the state government would come down to a drawing from a ceramic bowl. Originally posted at Daily Kos. Read the full post here.