Articles by: Kaye Kory

From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

January 13, 2016 8:09 PM0 comments

Poised to begin my seventh year in the House of Delegates, I am optimistic for working Virginians. The Obama-McConnell-Ryan budget deal signed last year ends sequestration and will definitely boost the economy. One fact that we politicians in Richmond often ignore is that Virginia’s prosperity has been more attributable to […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

December 9, 2015 6:46 PM0 comments

My November column focused on immigrant issues I expect to be working on in the upcoming session of the General Assembly. The column was motivated, in part, by the corrosive immigrant-bashing emanating from Republican presidential candidates. This month I want to focus on another issue I will be addressing in […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

November 11, 2015 5:43 PM0 comments

I thank the voters and volunteers who together have allowed me to continue to serve as Delegate from the 38th District. I look forward to working with you in the 2016 and 2017 General Assembly sessions. Representing you in the House of Delegates is an honor and a privilege. After […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

October 7, 2015 6:17 PM0 comments

This is the last of my columns that will appear before the upcoming election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, so I thought I would focus on the topic of voting. Of course, the act of voting is necessarily a choice that citizens make that requires effort, some advance planning and the […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

September 9, 2015 6:43 PM0 comments

At the beginning of last year’s legislative session in Richmond, I worked with several other legislators, NGO representatives and progressive lobbyists to establish a “New Americans” legislative caucus. Our mission is to assess proposed legislation, as well as draft and submit new legislation to facilitate the rational and compassionate integration […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

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At the beginning of last year’s legislative session in Richmond, I worked with several other legislators, NGO representatives and progressive lobbyists to establish a “New Americans” legislative caucus. Our mission is to assess proposed legislation, as well as draft and submit new legislation to facilitate the rational and compassionate integration […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

August 12, 2015 6:35 PM0 comments

The Republican leadership of the General Assembly has been foot-dragging all summer to avoid complying with the June 5, 2015 redistricting order issued by the Federal District Court of Eastern Virginia. The Court required the General Assembly to complete the process by September 1, 2015. On July 16, Governor McAuliffe […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

July 8, 2015 6:34 PM0 comments

Barack Obama is having a pretty good summer. Despite the reflexive criticism from conservative pundits on Fox and the tortured illogic of scribblers in the conservative blogosphere – whether you agree with them or not – it’s hard to deny the administration its measure of credit for progressive victories in […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

June 10, 2015 6:45 PM0 comments

This year’s primary election includes several significant state and local-level contests that will have real consequences for my constituents in the 38th District, as well as for residents of the City of Falls Church and other residents of Mason District. State Senate Democratic primary contests in Prince William County and […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

May 13, 2015 6:58 PM0 comments

The legislative year is almost over as Governor McAuliffe vetoes or approves bills that emerged from the “veto session.” As I write this column, he is preparing to sign the final transportation bill, which will facilitate a small increase in desperately needed funding. Overcoming partisan discord surrounding new transportation revenues […]

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