LEGISLATIVE SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES AND RESOURCES - State legislative caucuses and agencies increasingly are using social networking sites to reach out to constituents, but the sites can raise questions for government… The policies and resources provided here are examples of some of the approaches state legislatures and other organizations are taking to address these issues | NCSL
Ed Gillespie downplayed the difficulties of living on the minimum wage in a video of the Republican Senate candidate speaking to voters in Virginia Beach. "A minimum wage job is where you learn to get to work on time. It's where you learn th...
Virginia’s oyster harvest rose 25 percent in 2014, passing the 500,000-bushel mark. The dockside value of that harvest increased to $22.2 million, with an estimated economic impact of over $58 million.
Democrat controlled House in West Virginia passed legislation raising the state's minimum wage to $8.75 an hour, $1.50 higher than the federal minimum wage. Action part of nation-wide effort by Dems to make wage increase central to their platform. DISGUSTING WV
What can YOU do? The Campaign for Disability Employment encourages positive employment for people with disabilities. Frank Stephens is a worker at Wildflour Cateres and Cafe in Virginia. He is very proud of his job and "articulates very well the value of meaning employment."
The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has sparked a heated discussion over his replacement, raising the stakes in an already contentious presidential election. Given the opposition of congressional Republicans, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida suggested on NBC’s Meet the Press that there’s no need for President Barack Obama to even try making a nomination.
Oct 29, 2015 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addressed his supporters and local students at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Sanders mainly focused on income inequality, universal healthcare and free education.