News Clips

  • Delegate Delaney Stands Up for New Moms and Joins the Fight to End Maternal Mortality

    June 14, 2019

    HB2613, sponsored by Del. Karrie Delaney (D - District 67), requires healthcare professionals who work with pregnant women or new moms to information about perinatal anxiety, which is anxiety experienced during pregnancy or in the first year after childbirth. It's also called prenatal and postpartum anxiety. 

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  • Delegate Delaney Speaks Up for Sexual Assault Victims

    May 23, 2019

    I spent several years working as a rape crisis counselor and sat bedside with victims of sexual assault in emergency rooms, advocating for survivors as they underwent the rape-kit exam and police questioning. The process demoralized some sexual assault survivors, even in the first hours after their trauma, creating yet another barrier to justice. 

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  • Family Friday in Fairfax

    May 23, 2019

    Christ Presbyterian Preschool in Fairfax hosted Family Friday on April 12 to cap off the Week of the Young Child. It is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to spotlight early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities.

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  • Governor Signs Bill Requiring Clergy to Report Child Abuse

    May 23, 2019

    In response in part to the child sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, Virginia will have a new law on July 1 requiring priests, ministers, rabbis and other clergy members to report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect.

     

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  • Delegate Delaney Stands Up for Abused Children

    December 10, 2018

    "I hear a large public outcry regarding the responsibility of clergy when they are made aware of child abuse, but this issue extends beyond what we are hearing in the national headlines," Delaney said in a prepared statement.

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  • Delegate Delaney Discusses College Affordability

    November 28, 2018

    Delegate Delaney supports allowing public comment on college and university's annual tuition votes. “When you are a consumer such as a paying parent or student,” she said, “it is important to have your voice hear when decisions about your or your child’s investment are being made.”

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  • Delegate Karrie Delaney Meets Loudoun Students

    November 22, 2018

    A dozen eager NOVA students greeted each other as they gathered in a cozy conference room at the Loudoun Campus to share their personal experiences and talk about NOVA’s community with Delegate Karrie Delaney, a first-term delegate representing Virginia’s 67th House district. The visit, specifically to meet with students, was Delegate Delaney’s second to the campus. 

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  • Delegate Delaney Sits on Social Action Linking Together Panel

    November 16, 2018

    “The elections are behind us. Now it’s time for the real work of advocacy to start again,” said Social Action Linking Together (SALT) founder John Horejsi as he welcomed the attendees to the SALT Fall advocacy conference at Virginia International University in Fairfax on Saturday, Nov. 10.

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  • Delegate Delaney & Colleagues Hosts Veterans and Defense Affairs Secretary Carlos Hopkins

    November 02, 2018

    Veterans and Defense Affairs Secretary Carlos Hopkins was in Loudoun on Tuesday to meet with state delegates and representatives of veterans organizations to talk about healthcare, employment, and educational needs.

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  • FCPS Plans Changes to Recess Under New Virginia Law

    June 12, 2018

    As a result of a new Virginia law that goes into effect July 1, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is providing new guidelines for elementary physical education and recess to accommodate at least 30 minutes of recess per day for elementary school students, beginning with the 2018-19 school year.

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