donate   facebook icon   instagram icon   twitter circle color 256   google icon

House Dems Statement on SCOTUS Redistricting Decision

RICHMOND, VA—House Democratic Leader David J. Toscano and Caucus Chair Charniele Herring released the following joint statement in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision that found a lower court applied an inappropriate analysis in a redistricting case in which it found that eleven House of Delegates districts withstood Constitutional muster:

Continue Reading

House Dems Give Teachers, Law Enforcement and State Workers a Raise

RICHMOND, VA—House Democrats yesterday voted to pass a budget that included raises for teachers, law enforcement officers and state workers.

“This was not a perfect budget, but we were proud to fight for a budget that included raises for teachers, law enforcement officers and state workers,” said House Democratic Leader David J. Toscano.

Continue Reading

Hundreds pack Cox High School for Gay-Straight Alliance assembly

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (The Virginian-Pilot) -- On January 30, 2017, Cox High School's Auditorium filled up for an assembly organized by the school's Gay-Straight Alliance.

A few hundred people filed into the auditorium for an assembly organized by the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance. The group promoted the idea of inclusion, or creating more acceptance of all people.

Continue Reading

Delegate Joe Lindsey Supports Women's Rights

NORFOLK, VA – On Saturday, January 21, 2017, Delegate Joe Lindsey spoke at the Women's Rally in Norfolk, Virginia. Here is a copy of his speech.

Continue Reading

Governor McAuliffe Announces Toll Relief Program for Norfolk and Portsmouth Residents

PORTSMOUTH – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Norfolk and Portsmouth residents will soon receive help paying tolls through the Elizabeth River Tunnels. Toll Relief, the first program of its kind in the nation, will provide meaningful financial relief to qualified Norfolk and Portsmouth residents who travel the Elizabeth River Tunnels.

Continue Reading

Lieutenant Governor Northam’s Statement on Board of Health Decision to Roll Back Abortion Restrictions

RICHMOND – Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam released the following statement in response to the Virginia Board of Health's decision to roll back unconstitutional restrictions to women's health care services:

"I applaud the Board of Health for its action today striking down dangerous restrictions that prevented Virginia women from having access to comprehensive reproductive health care services. 

Continue Reading

Norfolk Residents Affected by Hurricane Matthew - Where to Report Damages

Attention all Norfolk Residents affected by Hurricane Matthew:

While the storm cleanup is ongoing, many residents’ homes and belongings have been badly damaged, while some have experienced complete loss of home and property and have been dealing with insurance companies.

I have been in contact with our city officials and we will be providing a coordinated cleanup effort, as Norfolk and Virginia Beach have declared states of emergency as residents deal with flooding from Hurricane Matthew.

Continue Reading

State of Emergency Declared in Norfolk and Virginia Beach

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — City managers in Norfolk and Virginia Beach have declared states of emergency as residents deal with flooding from Hurricane Matthew.

Virginia Beach officials have asked for help from the National Guard, including high water vehicles and debris reduction crews.

Continue Reading

Barry Robinson Center honors its own military heritage

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A major milestone reached today for one of our region's most treasured academic institutions.

The Barry Robinson Center, for more than eight decades, they have transformed young people's lives.

Today, the center honored one of it's most vital constituencies: the military.

Continue Reading

Joe Lindsey for Virginia Senate - Special Election Saturday, July 9, 2016

Joe is running for Senate! The Special Election for the 5th District Senate Seat will be held from 10 am - 2 pm on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at multiple locaitons. See flyers below for locations in Norfolk and Chesapeake.

Continue Reading

DELEGATE JOE LINDSEY ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN FOR 5TH DISTRICT VIRGINIA STATE SENATE SEAT

Norfolk, Virginia, May 25, 2016– Delegate Joseph C. Lindsey (D-90) has filed his candidacy for the Virginia State Senate just after his colleague Senator Kenneth Cooper Alexander was elected  Mayor of the city of Norfolk, Virginia on May 3, 2016.

Continue Reading