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There is something fundamentally wrong with senators and delegates who are not accountable to voters in the Historic Triangle (city of Williamsburg and ... a heavier burden on residents, especially those of modest means; it raises the sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent, a new high in the state of Virginia.
Working in the private sector as a Homeland Security Specialist in Washington, D.C., she conducted training for the State of Virginia and Federal ... Status of Women and Girls; she is Membership Chair with the Junior League; Task Force member for the City of Tallahassee; member of Lean-In Tallahassee, ...
Like many other small cities in America, the city of Charlottesville faces an enormous number of issues. But do citizens have the most appropriate form of government to address them? "Local government is largely housekeeping," said Joan MacCallum, the first woman to be elected to the Lynchburg City ...
A man who was arrested on a myriad of drug trafficking charges in Tallapoosa County late last year has been busted again in his home state of Virginia. Scott Allen Melton, 33, of Crozet, Virginia was arrested last Friday by Albemarle County Police and was charged with five counts of possession with the ...
The prepared remarks of Leesburg Mayor Kelly Burk for the 2018 State of the Town address presented Feb. 5 at Town Hall: Good evening my fellow Leesburg ... Leesburg is one of only 38 towns and cities in the United States with a triple AAA financial rating. We have almost 2,000 dwelling units currently in ...
In my time as a member at First United Methodist Church, I served on mission trips that allowed me to see and to serve towns and cities that are not as fortunate as our own, giving me some perspective on things Katy can do to improve and things to avoid." Before being elected to City Council, Dowdle said ...
I can't think of a better person to talk about this issue, as we are having in this town a really big conversation about immigration and immigrants. So, Leopoldo ... So for the State of Texas, you know, when you look state by state, Mexico is one of the biggest trading partners with our own State of Virginia.
The group's town halls and protests began to draw eye-popping numbers of people and even attracted national attention. With their newfound confidence, Lancaster progressives looked toward local and federal elections. The national press was captivated by the upsets across the State of Virginia in ...
A state senator in the U.S. State of Virginia has filed new legislation that would mandate an impact study on cryptocurrencies. A new bill introduced by Glen Sturtevant would launch a study, which, if approved, would seek to assess how the growth of cryptocurrencies and their use impacts everyday ...
For Sykes, who represents her hometown city of Akron, changing the system has less to do with partisanship than with recognizing a history that still resonates ... Though the framers could not foresee that by 1800, Thomas Jefferson, whose State of Virginia was the largest because of its 40 percent slave ...
They might be amused to learn that in the only full-length book Thomas Jefferson wrote, "Notes on the State of Virginia," he worried that too many immigrants might be coming from Europe with monarchical principles "imbibed in their early youth," ideas that might turn America into "a heterogeneous, ...
Tobacco giant Altria is asking its home State of Virginia to take a fresh look at the way it taxes tobacco products, especially those based on new ... study our level of taxation," said Hanger, who also chairs a joint subcommittee on local fiscal stress, including sources of revenues for counties, cities and towns.
Documents obtained by The Daily Progress last month showed the city spent approximately $107,000 on labor costs for the weekend of Aug. 12. Aside from about $35,000 spent on outside legal counsel and an emergency communications firm a week before the rally, the city spent $22,000 on supplies and ...

New signs erected at the entrances to Manassas City are more colorful and bright, noting what residents and city officials have known for 30 years ... National Trust Main Street organization, which is a group run through the State of Virginia through the Department of Housing and Community Development.
"This expansion is a testament to the region's robust pipeline of talent and competitive business climate, and we are confident that Instant Systems will continue to thrive in the City of Norfolk. Virginia is honored to call such a revolutionary company a corporate partner, and we look forward to Instant Systems' ...
Ultimately if Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants to take down the state-controlled Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue, he would have to go through the legislature. But many Democratic General Assembly candidates are taking a cautious approach when it comes to the statues. Ned Oliver/Times-Dispatch.
If you ever go to Williamsburg, in the US State of Virginia, you might feel like you've stepped back into the 18th century. Well that would be entirely intentional - the city's historical district is designed to look that way. And it sounds that way too. As you wander around, you might hear the music of a glass ...
A report on the State of Virginia's response to a violent white nationalist rally this summer has found some missteps by law enforcement, including a "chaotic ... Some of the report's findings overlap with a blistering, much longer report by former U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy, who conducted a review for the city.
In 1694, years before America became a nation, the State of Virginia forbade white women from marrying nonwhite men: "For prevention of that abominable ... by bombing Black Wall Street. It forced the city of Minneapolis to fire its police chief when a Muslim immigrant allegedly killed Justine Damond.
States, cities, counties, school districts, and other special districts have all established tax rates that operate under the assumption that the federal tax code provides deductibility. taxpayers would ... Consider the case of a parent who saves $4000 per year in a 529 for a child's education in my home State of Virginia. He also ...
He was featured in a viral documentary about the unrest, and has been held in a local jail on charges relating to his use of teargas in the crowds. A judge set a $25,000 bond Monday for Cantwell's release. But, according to the NBC affiliate in Charlottesville, he's forbidden from leaving the State of Virginia ...
The aftermath of August 12 in Charlottesville saw various calls for more regulation of weapons and private militias in the city. ... SWANSON: But there is a law that has a list of several cities and counties in Virginia where supposedly you are allowed to ban at least certain kinds of guns, and Richmond is on ...
The State of Virginia imposed strict limitations on Monday on demonstrations at the Robert E. Lee statue in the state's capitol, one of the oldest ... rally in Charlottesville, VA., where groups like the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis swarmed to protest that city's decision to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee.
While most of those states are led by Democrats, Republican-led Georgia and Utah, and the swing State of Virginia were among them.
... to invest $12.7 million and create 102 new high paying jobs in the city. ... working relationship with the State of Virginia and it just made sense ...
Voters elected several openly transgender legislators into positions of power on Tuesday, ranging from City Council members to school board ...
With that soft, small-town Southern drawl, Northam was a non-threatening pol. He had other assets: he was a pediatric neurologist and an army ...
2 in New York City. ... this wave of progressive support -- also evident in the purple State of Virginia Tuesday night, where Democrats claimed ...
The Amherst Town Planning Commission recently voted unanimously ... amazing property that is important to Amherst and the State of Virginia.
Carter grew up in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, a suburb of Norfolk, ... compensation claim against the company with the State of Virginia.
Kaine, who was in town for a veterans Day parade at Liberty ... gains have been consistent across the State of Virginia for a number of years.
... Edmund G. Brown Jr. said: "The State of Virginia is joining a global force of states, regions and cities to combat dangerous global warming.".
President Trump's involvement in the race has been limited to four tweets, but polling suggests he is casting a very long shadow over how ...
"You can't talk about the city and the town of Portsmouth and the ... Gosport lands, though the State of Virginia continued to own the shipyard.
Many of us communicate with our out-of-town friends, encouraging them to visit. ... we need Homeland Security and barriers in every city and we need to .... What has happened to the State of Virginia taking care of those who ...
Trump's tweets also hit on a central dispute between the campaigns over the State of Virginia's economy. Gillespie points to stagnant wage ...
The stadium sits in a city/town setting in the public Gypsy Hill Park ... Our city takes great care of our surface and on Friday nights we play on a ...
SHENANDOAH County, VA. (WHSV) -- The town of Woodstock is the first in the State of Virginia to try out a new public art project: artists ...
Right now, in the State of Virginia, there are 8 cities and 5 counties that ... The city of Charlottesville told NBC29 it has to wait for action from the ...
Each day, Norfolk Southern, a large transportation company, ships coal nearly 2,000 miles across Virginia to Lambert's Point--a low-income ...
... on paper and published it in a book, "Notes on the State of Virginia. ... the actual consequences of white supremacy still persist in the city as ...
Downtown Wytheville Inc. has received a $60,000 Community Business Launch award from the State of Virginia. The award provides support ...
The arrest warrant was issued by a city magistrate prior to a full police ... the level of felony unlawful wounding in the State of Virginia it has to be ...
... Registry, there are 72 registered sex offenders in the City of Alexandria. ... and not all were convicted in Alexandria or the State of Virginia.
When Amazon announced its search for a city to host HQ2, it also ... Often, cities must hire expensive outside consultants (the State of Virginia is ...
A ceremony will be held at the Urbanna Town Marina at the foot of Virginia ... Oyster Festival is the official oyster festival of the State of Virginia.


 

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