Author Archives: Steve B

Relay for Life Sign-Up

The RCDC is a sponsor of Relay For Life. Use this form to join the team.

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“Get Up and Grow” Healthy Body Challenge

At our March meeting, Trista Grigsby, director of Headwaters Foundation’s Farm-to-Table program, asked for volunteers to assist with organizing or participating in the “Get Up and Grow” Healthy Body Challenge. Use this form to sign up to learn more, participate, or volunteer. Trista will contact you as organization begins. Thank you!

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Grass Roots training

Organizing for America and the Democratic Party of Virginia are teaming up to offer grass roots training. Regional training sessions will be conducted quarterly. The Charlottesville session was very informative and well-attended. Learning to use the tools of grass-roots activism can make us so much more effective.

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Moran Statement on Sen. Jim Webb’s Decision to Retire

Richmond, VA – Democratic Party of Virginia Chairman Brian Moran released the following statement today thanking U.S. Senator Jim Webb for his service to Virginia and the nation, and urging Virginia Democrats to continue the fight to keep his seat in Democratic hands: Jim Webb was an American hero before he served one day in […]

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Republicans Put Big Business Ahead of People

From Del. Ward Armstrong: As you know, one of the most disturbing things about  the defeat of my electric utility reform bills this Session is the role that Attorney General Cuccinelli’s office has taken. The Attorney General and his staff have continually spoken out against the need for electric utility reform. If that wasn’t bad enough, the Attorney […]

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ABC Privatization a Dead Issue

The signature issue of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s campaign, privatizing the state’s liquor stores, has died in committee in the state Senate.

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Redistricting Possibilities

In it’s analysis of how population changes in Virginia will affect the redistricting process (Virginia Redistricting: Protecting Incumbents Again?), the Rose Institute of State and Local Government lays out several alternatives for expanding and contracting congressional districts.

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Democratic Latino Organization of Virginia Statement on Republican Immigration Subcommittee Hearing

The Democratic Latino Organization of Virginia (DLOV) released the following statement following Friday’s meeting of a special subcommittee of the House Courts of Justice Committee organized to hear a slate of immigration legislation proposed by Republican legislators: “To say that this committee was ‘stacked’ to push through as much anti-immigrant legislation as possible is a […]

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Prevent Voter Fraud in VA Keep the Ban, Save the Vote: Oppose HB 2080

ACTION ALERT: contact YOUR legislator by Thursday afternoon to prevent voter fraud in upcoming elections. How can you prevent voter fraud? Keep the ban on DRE voting machines (new touch screen voting machines) that can’t be recounted or verified. Oppose HB 2080.

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Delegate Ward Armstrong announces Citizen’s Rights Legislation

Delegate Ward Armstrong today announced two pieces of legislation ensuring every Virginian’s right to petition their government freely and preserving every Virginian’s fundamental right to life, liberty and property.

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