Virginia’s Nov. 3, 2020 election was the safest, most secure, most successful election in the history of the Commonwealth. That’s the conclusion of the Virginia Department of Elections’ recently released Post Election Report.
Author: Marcus Simon
The 2021 Session, like everything these last 11 months, looks and feels a lot different than it has in the past, due to the necessity of social distance
Early 2020 taught me to be careful what you wish for…
This year will go down in history as one of the most trying and difficult in our nation’s history. There will be plenty of time to look back at what went wrong and why. This month, this week, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I want to focus on things we in the greater Falls Church community can be thankful for.
Last week the Virginia General Assembly wrapped up one of the most special of Special Sessions in recent memory.
With voting in the 2020 election beginning as early as this Friday, Sept. 18, I need to use this week’s column to redouble my efforts to encourage everyone to VOTE NO on Amendment #1 to the Virginia Constitution that appears on the ballot.
This has been an unusual summer for Virginia’s part time legislators as we’ve been working hard to help our constituents navigate the new reality that is life during a pandemic.
Every Virginian has an opportunity this fall to listen to Black voices and to follow Black women leading the way on one of the most important issues of our time. To listen to the people whose lives have been most directly affected by a corrupt and shameful practice from our past and let them pick the cure.
Next Wednesday, on July 1, most of the new laws passed by the Virginia General Assembly in January, February and March of this year and signed by Gov. Ralph Northam in April will become law.
So many big, exciting, historic things made headlines this session, that you could be forgiven for forgetting that we did some things that, in any other year, would have been THE big story out of Richmond.