News Clips

  • 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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  • Delegate Delaney Fights to Protect Households From Stray Bullets

    May 10, 2018

    Democrats representing Loudoun in the state legislature are urging the county Board of Supervisors to broaden firearms restrictions following a recent incident in which rounds from a backyard firing range struck homes in a nearby subdivision.

     

     

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  • Delegate Delaney Continues Support for Medicaid Expansion

    May 10, 2018

    “This election in particular really was a referendum on healthcare,” Del. Karrie Delaney (D-67th), who was one of 19 incoming freshmen, said. “So many of us ran with that as a key component of our campaign that a lot of folks had the opportunity to give a second thought to that and realize this is something my constituents want.”

     

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  • Delegate Delaney's Legislation Doubles Recess in Price William County

    May 10, 2018

    Next year, elementary schools students in Prince William County will enjoy double the recess time– 30 minutes instead of 15. The change is the result of a recently passed Virginia law that allows recess time to count as instructional time, and reflects a growing region-wide recognition of the value of recess for kids. 

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  • Delegate Delaney: Condemning Abusive Practices in Loudoun County Public School

    March 06, 2018

    A bipartisan group of Loudoun County state lawmakers have sent a letter to Virginia Department of Education Secretary Atif Qarni asking the department to investigate Loudoun County Public Schools' use of seclusion and restraint against students with special needs.

     

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  • Lawmakers Want to Further Penalize Employment Fraud

    February 26, 2018

    "Karrie Delaney is a freshman delegate from Fairfax County, and she wants to increase the penalties for employers who misclassify employees as independent contractors instead of full-time employees."

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  • Delegate Delaney: An Advocate for Children's Health

    February 26, 2018

    “I’m a mother of two myself, so I get it,” Delaney said. “My peers are the ones advocating for this...and when I heard people saying they’re deeply concerned that their young child doesn’t have enough time during the day for unstructured play, I listened.

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  • Delegate Delaney Joins Bi-Partisan Efforts to Create Kinship Care Program

    February 12, 2018

    “It’s always better – it’s a best practice in child welfare – to look for family members," Delaney said. "They’re familiar with that child first. It’s going to reduce trauma to the child, it’s going to create an easier transition for that child.”

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  • Virginia Students May Get More Time for Recess

    February 12, 2018

    "As a mom of two young, active children I know firsthand how much kids crave outlets for their energy and how much more focused they are when they have the opportunity for unstructured physical activity. This makes HB1419 personal to me and many of my constituents. I am honored to be able to use my position as a Legislator to champion legislation which will directly impact the well-being and academic success of our children."

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  • "Elect Her" Aims to Promote Women in Poliltics

    February 25, 2017

    "Elect Her" starts training women for political office early. News4's Julie Carey met some of the women who have benefited and spoke with current candidate for Virginia's 67th District, Karrie Delaney.

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