Thursday, June 4, 2020

Virginia Updates

@gmoomaw: The Va. Supreme Court issued a rare pro-FOIA ruling today. But the library advocates who filed the suit had to wait years to get the courts to tell their local govt. to follow the law.[…]

Virginia’s mask order goes into effect, COVID-19 peak expected later this summer, former Dominion headquarters set for demolition, and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

@GovernorVA: We are working to slowly reopen @VirginiaDMV customer service centers, with appointments required and other protective measures in place. Because there is a lot of demand for license and ID services, I am extending the time Virginians have to renew expired licenses or ID cards. — […]

Protests spread across Virginia, some question Northam’s pandemic leadership, fans still show for unusual NASCAR race, and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

@VDOE_News: Registration opens Wednesday, June 3 at 8:00AM for online Virtual Virginia courses for students in grades 6-12. The 100+ courses offered include Advanced Placement, world language, core academic, and elective courses. Learn more at[…]

@VDOE_News: The @usedgov has released a COVID-19 fact sheet on English learners (ELs) that answers several questions frequently raised by state and local educational agencies over the past few weeks. Read it here: #EdEquityVA — […]

Richmond mayor to apologize for police tear gassing peaceful protest, three other Va. cities impose curfews, new COVID-19 cases dip below 1,000, and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

@WashTimes: Richmond police chief says rioters blocked firefighters from burning home with child inside[…]

@ARLnowDOTcom: As the reopening advances to Phase 2 elsewhere in the state on Friday, Arlington and Northern Virginia are staying in Phase 1[…]

Northam denies National Guard request, Confederate statue removed in Alexandria, protests around state Tuesday, and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

@patrickmwilson: Politicians respond to pressure. Things that weren’t on the table a week ago are now a top priority:[…]

@nedoliver: Richmond's largest Confederate statue is coming down. More could follow[…]

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