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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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  • 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 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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