Clean Virginia In The News

 
 
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WHAT A BATTLE OVER Virginia's most powerful monopoly can teach democrats everywhere

Daniel Marans, HuffPost

A few days into Virginia’s 2018 legislative session, a Democratic delegate named Sam Rasoul stood on the floor of the state House and gave a speech straight from the angry populist heart of his party’s new national platform. It wasn’t just a criticism of corporate monopoly, though it certainly was that. It was a jeremiad against the politics of monopoly, wherein politicians...


after gains in virginia, democrats' first big move is a fat giveawaY To the state's energy monopoly

David Dayen, Zaid Jilani, The Intercept

The historic wins in Virginia’s legislative elections last November were supposed to herald a brighter future for progressives in the state. But one of the first major initiatives out of the capitol, which faces a key vote in the House of Delegates tomorrow, could well be a gift to electric utility Dominion Energy, which...

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MAJOR DEMOCRATIC DONOR IN VIRGINIA AIMS TO COUNTER DOMINION DONATIONS WITH HIS OWN MONEY

Graham Moomaw, Richmond Times-Dispatch

A major Democratic donor is planning to counter what he calls “legalized corruption” at the Virginia General Assembly by putting up his own money to fund candidates who swear off donations from Dominion Energy...