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Free Lance-Star op-ed 05/24/2022

Commentary: Time to address our children’s mental health is now The way students learn across the commonwealth has drastically changed over the last two years, but the mental health challenges

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Virginia Pilot Op-Ed 04/30/2022

Opinion: Ways to address gun violence in Virginia communities Sierra Jenkins. Jahiem Dickerson. Devon Harris. Samiyah Yellardy. These are the names of just a few of the Virginians killed by

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Richmond Free Press Op-Ed 3/17/2022

2022 General Assembly Update: That’s a Wrap! For Now….  On Saturday, the 2022 General Assembly Session adjourned “Sine Die” without an agreement on the biennial budget. Governor Youngkin is expected

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Richmond Free Press Op-Ed 3/1/2022

Investing in Our Future Last week, the Virginia House and Senate passed our own versions of the 2022 – 2024 State Budget. Our budgets reflect our priorities, and are vastly

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Richmond Free Press Op-Ed 2/17/2022

Focused on Funding our Schools Tuesday marked the halfway point for the 2022 General Assembly Session. Now each chamber has completed the work on our bills and sent them over

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