Thursday, June 18, 2020

Virginia Updates

Crews in Norfolk remove Confederate statue,
Riggleman risks losing House seat over gay marriage,
a petition for GWAR to replace Lee,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

@nedoliver: Va. police chiefs group says the state might end up with fewer officers whether it cuts budgets or not. "We anticipate a fairly good number of officers quitting anyway. ... It’s not a profession that’s respected, appreciated or understood anymore.”[…]

@MercuryVirginia: “We have seen and we have heard aggressive change is needed now, and we see this all over the commonwealth and the country,” @EFillerCorn said Thursday[…]

@HUDMidAtlantic: A closer look at #HUDCARESAct funding in #Virginia. #HUDR3 #COVID19[…]

Black Lives Matter marches continue statewide,
Republicans oust Riggleman,
Black alums urge VMI to acknowledge racism,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

A cross-burning in Marion,
Norfolk to remove remainder of Confederate monument,
COVID-19 spike among Richmond-area Latinos,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Juneteenth becomes official state holiday,
Virginia Beach hires first Black city manager,
Republicans upset over Dem-only advisory boards,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

Richmond judge to review Lee monument injunction,
Arthur Ashe memorial graffitied,
Prince William County ends ICE cooperation,
and more headlines (Virginia Mercury) — […]

@gmoomaw: .@JennMcClellanVA makes it official. After 14 years in the Virginia General Assembly, she's running for governor. — […]

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