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Small Business Endorses David Yancey in the 94th District Race

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nicole Riley (NFIB), 804-377-3661                      Johnny Alvarado (Campaign Manager), 703-999-3783 RICHMOND, VA. Oct. 5th 2015—The National Federation of Independent Business, Virginia’s leading small-business association, has endorsed David Yancey in the 94th House of Delegates race. The endorsement comes from the NFIB/Virginia SAFE (Save America’s Free Enterprise) Trust, which is comprised exclusively of […]

Shipyard Layoffs, Impact In Newport News

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              Contact: Johnny Alvarado September 15, 2015                                                                                                 (757) 897-3953   NEWPORT NEWS, VA […]

Trafficking crack downs aided by new laws

Legislation that cleared Congress earlier this month would make it easier for law enforcement to charge people who frequent prostitutes with human trafficking. The law already allows this, but a broad piece of anti-trafficking legislation sitting now on Pres. Obama’s desk clarifies the matter. If a customer knows, or recklessly disregards the fact that a […]

Jaffe: In Virginia, signing on to Earth Day

On Earth Day, Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed a package of six clean-energy jobs bills carried by a bipartisan group of legislators (six Republicans and six Democrats). These new laws – focused on solar energy and energy efficiency – have the potential to create thousands of jobs in Virginia. They leverage advances in renewable energy and […]

Virginia needs to listen to Newport News, Yancey says

Newport News has things to tell the rest of the state, Del. David Yancey says, reflecting on the General Assembly session just past. Take, for instance, his proposal to give police a hand making cases against those who coerce others into prostitution or forced labor. Yancey was shaken last year when Newport News police officers […]