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‘Families are worried': Advocate for people with disabilities speaks with AG on hate crimes bills

December 5, 2018News Clip

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- After proposing a packet of bills to combat hate crimes and white supremacist groups, Virginia’s top prosecutor is holding a series of roundtables across the Commonwealth. 

“It’s important that our legislators hear it first hand,” Attorney General Mark Herring said. “We are all Virginians.”

Herring sat at the head of a table in the basement of Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church in Richmond on Tuesday. 

To his left was Jack Brandt, an advocate for people with disabilities. He has cerebral palsy and communicates with the help of Sanam Hashemi. 

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Delegate Sullivan Re-Appointed as House Democratic Party Campaign Chair

November 8, 2018Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2018

Media Contact:
Kate Petersen
RipSullivan48@gmail.com
(610) 209-4718

Delegate Sullivan Re-Appointed as House Democratic Party Campaign Chair

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Arlington legislators get high scores from Va. Sierra Club

August 15, 2018News Clip

Members of the Arlington delegation to the General Assembly scored from a “B” all the way up to an “A-plus” in the recently released 2018 legislative scorecard of the Sierra Club’s Virginia affiliate.

Like many organizations all along the political spectrum, the Sierra Club chooses legislation of interest and then grades legislators according to their votes on it.

The issues evaluated include water quality, solar energy development, fracking, energy efficiency, flood protection, electric utility regulation and coal-ash cleanup.

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RELEASE: Sen. Howell, Dels. Hope, Levine, Lopez and Sullivan earn 100 Percent in Sierra Club Virginia Chapter General Assembly Scorecard

August 14, 2018Press ReleaseSierra Club scorecard inventories votes of Virginia legislators on energy and the environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 14, 2018

CONTACT

Ben Weiner, Communications Coordinator, Sierra Club Virginia Chapter

(804) 241-9384, benjamin.weiner@sierraclub.org
 

Sen. Howell, Dels. Hope, Levine, Lopez and Sullivan earn 100 Percent in Sierra Club Virginia Chapter General Assembly Scorecard

Sierra Club scorecard inventories votes of Virginia legislators on energy and the environment
 

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Progressive Voice: Zero-Energy Schools are a Net Positive for Arlington

August 2, 2018News Clip

Skyrocketing enrollment is forcing Arlington Public Schools (APS) to build new schools at a time when the international trade situation is driving up steel prices and a persistently high commercial vacancy rate at home is affecting revenue.

It’s the perfect time for innovation to squeeze the most from construction dollars. One way is through zero-energy buildings that produce more electricity than they consume. In the process, the buildings generate savings for the school system while battling climate change and revolutionizing learning.

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