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April 9, 2015News ClipThe High Cost of a College Education

This past week high school seniors across the nation began to receive eagerly awaited notifications of acceptance or rejection from colleges and universities.  This annual ritual seems every year to be accompanied by an increasingly predictable range of commentary: criticizing the rising costs of higher education, questioning the value of this investment to many applicants, bemoaning the (potentially) crushing impact of student debt and many variations of these themes.  However, even with these concerns swirling in the background, this week remains a key milestone for many hard-working and

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Herring Advocates for Targeted, Compassionate Immigration Reforms

April 7, 2015News Clip

I'm very glad to see AG Herring taking this step to support new Americans.  - Kaye



Commonwealth of Virginia
Office of the Attorney General

Mark Herring
Attorney General
900 East Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219

Contact: Emily Bolton
Office: (804)786-0147
Cell: (804)839-9024



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Letter to Secretary Moran regarding UVA violent arrest by ABC agents

March 23, 2015Blog Post

March 23, 2015

The Honorable Brian Moran
Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security
P.O. Box 1475
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Dear Mr. Secretary,

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Ethics Reform

March 14, 2015Blog Post

Open Letter to Governor McAuliffe:

I am in complete support of the intent of the ethics reform bill HB 2070. However, after careful reading of the final version which was presented at the end of the very last day of this session, I have serious concerns about a number of points and urge you to amend HB 2070 with the following in mind:

1) The composition of the Ethics Council;

• Membership consists solely of legislators and one retired judge, who could well have been a legislator;

• Members are not required to have specific expertise, training or experience;

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