• Virginia lawmakers ban police use of facial recognition

    Associated Press – 03/29/21 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Last month, Virginia lawmakers quietly passed one of the most restrictive bans in the country on the…

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  • After Breonna Taylor’s death, activists fought to ban surprise police raids. One year later, they’re winning

    The Guardian – 03/26/21 In the months after police officers in Louisville, Kentucky, burst into the home of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor, killing her as they conducted…

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  • Del. Aird helped secure 2,000 COVID-19 doses for Crater Health District

    The Virginia Scope  – 02/11/21 Delegate Lashrecse Aird (D-Petersburg) announced on Thursday that in partnership with The Virginia Department of Health, Sports Backers, and the…

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  • Va. politicians urge state to address how rural health districts with high COVID rates received least amount of vaccines

    Richmond TImes-Dispatch – 02/09/21 Health districts that have received the least amount of coronavirus vaccines in Virginia are the ones with counties reporting some of…

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  • Virginia’s Legislative Session Spotlights Shifting Political Power

    Courthouse News – 02/06/21 RICHMOND, Va. (CN) — Virginia’s annual legislative session, now in its second year under Democratic control, continues to show what happens…

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  • Virginia passes legislation designating water as a basic human right

    The Hill – 02/06/21 Richmond, VA — Today, the Virginia legislature voted to pass HJ538, enshrining the human right to water for all in the Commonwealth.…

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  • Del. Aird reintroduces legislation to fully fund, update standards for public education

    The Prince George Journal – 02/05/21 PETERSBURG, Va — Del. Lashrecse Aird (D-Petersburg) and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) have renewed a push for Virginia to…

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  • Lawmakers push colleagues for more money to fix public school disparity: ‘Show me something’

    The Progress-Index – 01/25/21 RICHMOND — The Virginia Education Association and two state lawmakers want the 2021 General Assembly to put its money where its…

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  • Delegate Aird Statement on Outcome of 2020 Presidential Election

    ​DELEGATE LASHRECSE AIRD STATEMENT ON JOE BIDEN AND KAMALA HARRIS BECOMING THE NEXT PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT PETERSBURG, VA – Following the projection by the…

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  • Dirty Maps, Dirty Politics – Vote ‘No’ on Amendment 1!

    DIRTY MAPS, DIRTY POLITICS – VOTE ‘NO’ ON AMENDMENT 1   PETERSBURG, VA -By now you’ve heard about the amendment on the ballot that would…

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