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  • Posted Virginia's Sham Abortion Restrictions to Progress|VA
    This June, the Supreme Court will decide whether Texas's clinic shutdown law is constitutional. If upheld, virtually every abortion provider in the state will close. But did you know Texas isn't the only state imposing draconian sham restrictions on women's...
  • Posted We're Hiring! to Progress|VA
    Job Posting: Digital Manager About Us: Progress Virginia and our sister organization, Progress Virginia Education Fund, are hiring a digital director to join our team. Progress Virginia is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing...
  • Posted Dick Black, Hurricane Expert? to Progress|VA
      State Senator Dick Black shared his opinions on climate change and, apparently, the weather with the best audience Koch dollars could purchase in Dulles earlier this week, according to the Loudoun Times-Mirror. There's so much for Politifact to tackle but we...
  • Posted My Week at ALEC Pt 3: The Progressive Pushback to Progress|VA
    With all the hubbub and activity at the Grand American hotel in Salt Lake City last week, you'd be forgiven for thinking ALEC would have had the Utah stage to themselves. Well, not quite. Even conservative Utah has some issues...
  • Posted Will a real George Allen supporter please stand up? to Progress|VA
    First, the Richmond Times Dispatch busted George Allen for making up his list of Tea Party endorsements (and some Tea Party organizations!) Now, American Bridge passes along that those photos of "supporters" on his website are fake too. Here's a...
  • Posted NEA launches ad in support of the American Jobs Act to Progress|VA
    The National Education Association has released a great ad in support of President Obama's American Jobs Act, highlighting the investments the legislation would make in education. If you live in the Richmond or DC media markets, this ad is coming...
  • Posted Eric Cantor calls unemployed constituents a "distraction", still refuses to meet with them to Progress|VA
    Wednesday evening, over 200 folks showed up at the Holiday Inn in Midlothian, hoping to speak with Eric Cantor about our country's job crisis at his closed "Advisory Council" campaign event. Instead, hotel management evicted the group from the...
  • Posted Today's Job Report Headlines Speak for Themselves to Progress|VA
      Washington Post: Washington loses more jobs than it gained, June report shows Richmond Times Dispatch: Richmond area unemployment rate rises to 7.1% Virginian-Pilot: Jobless rate in Hampton Roads climbs to 7% Daily Progress: Area jobless rates all rise News Leader: Area...
  • Posted Roanoke Times Agrees: "State lawmakers have an opportunity to create truly competitive U.S. House districts" to Progress|VA
    Today's Roanoke Times editorial lays out the consequences of partisan gerrymandering redistricting. Simply put, when legislators choose their own constituents, they "carve the country into a collection of safe congressional districts ruled by extremists." One need only look to the current...
  • Posted Allen, McDonnell, and Reagan to Progress|VA
    George Allen continues to risk Virginia's credit rating and economic security for thousands of his constituents, even as GOP Governor Bob McDonnell joins the chorus telling Republicans in Congress to compromise: "There's got to be a compromise, I'm not going...
  • Posted McDonnell's Budget Shell Games to Progress|VA
    Virginia has a surplus, so why are we cutting funds from public safety and public health programs? According to Governor McDonnell's most recent estimate, the state's surplus this year is estimated to be $200 million. But, as a story...
  • Posted Do as I say, not as I do: George Allen calls his own votes against soldier safety "deplorable" to Progress|VA
      George Allen continued his "Do As I Say, Not As I Do" campaign tour on Wednesday, speaking with a military parent about properly equipping our men and women in the armed forces. Allen said it was "deplorable" that this soldier's family had...
  • Posted Virginia is for Polluters to Progress|VA
    We're only halfway through the year, and already Governor McDonnell has accepted over $350,000 from the coal industry. ...
  • Posted Happy 45th Birthday, Medicare! to Progress|VA
    Medicare turns 45 today. Unfortunately, the anniversary has been marked by politicians who want to gut the program to pay for more tax breaks for millionaires and big corporations....
  • Posted Koch-funded Bob McDonnell consulting job-killing Koch Brothers on job creation to Progress|VA
    Governor Bob McDonnell is in Vail, CO today, attending a secret conservative conference hosted by two of the biggest right-wing money men in America, the Koch Brothers....
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