Redistricting cases pushes through courts

March 21, 2017

Virginia redistricting reform made strides forward this month with two cases concerning illegal gerrymandering — the drawing of district lines to benefit a state legislature’s majority political party to ensure reelection. The first case, stemming Read More

Activists, lawmakers demand attorney general resign

March 21, 2017

Bearing signs such as “Perjury = Prison,” “Nyet Paid,” and “No Concessions for Sessions!”, more than 50 protesters in downtown Richmond demanded the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Wednesday. Calling him “racist” Read More

New laws would help and hurt access to information

March 16, 2017

For advocates of government transparency, the General Assembly’s 2017 session was a mixed bag, resulting in bills that both increased and decreased information available under the Freedom of Information Act. According to Megan Rhyne, executive Read More

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