Public Safety Category Archive

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General Assembly combats sexual assault and violence

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April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month. As the calendar turns to spring and the flowers bloom, it is important for Virginians to know about the bipartisan efforts underway on their behalf, by their elected leaders, to combat sexual assault and violence in the two places it is most prevalent: at home and on college campuses.

House Republicans highlight successful and productive start to 2016 General Assembly Session

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Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell and House Republican leaders highlighted the House’s legislative accomplishments at a press conference Wednesday, promising to continue to govern and lead for the remainder of the 2016 session.

Bell: Should Va. reinstate parole? NO, keep truth in sentencing

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Originally printed in the Richmond Times Dispatch Governor McAuliffe has announced a commission to study the reinstatement of parole. Such a step would undo the most important public safety reform of the past 20 years, and would be an enormous step backward for Virginia. First, a bit of history. Prior to 1994, prison sentences were not truly set by the … Read More