I believe that there is an adage along the lines of “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” If there isn’t such an adage, there should be.
Author: Kaye Kory
As we mourn the victims of the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings and call for practical gun violence prevention laws to be enacted on the state and national level, we must also call for an end to the harmful policies and comments issued by President Trump and his administration. […]
Governor Northam’s decision to convene the General Assembly for a special session to address gun violence was the subject of wide-ranging debate and skepticism among “high information” Democrats and Republicans alike. As the DMV region begins to cope with rising extremes of heat, humidity and severe weather, most citizens have […]
Nick Benton got it exactly right in his editorial in last week’s Falls Church News-Press. He held up a mirror to the passionate, progressive challengers of Democratic incumbent Commonwealth’s Attorneys Ray Morrugh (Fairfax) and Theo Stamos (Arlington) to question the $1 million infusion from outside of Virginia into the challenger […]
Mother’s Day is this Sunday. I look forward to this day every year. My children are well aware that I have certain expectations regarding their role in celebrating this institution, though this doesn’t eliminate their occasional lapses. Not surprisingly since all of my children are now adults with deep progressive […]
I have always been an activist and an advocate, and a firm believer in educating those around me about the value of raising your voice to create change. Raising my voice in advocacy was my path to running for the Fairfax County School Board. The year before I decided to […]
It is profoundly disappointing to Democrats in the General Assembly to be focused on negotiations with Republicans on budgetary priorities, while so much our attention is seems inevitably to be drawn to the painful shortcomings of our state leaders.
The 2019 Virginia Legislative session began at noon on Wednesday. There are a number of highly consequential decisions we will take up during this session, including moving forward on the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution, voting rights, the environment and education. Many key decisions follow from […]
This Sunday I had the pleasure of hosting the Late Autumn Launch of the Blue Wave, a coalition of grassroots activist groups who dedicated themselves to changing the composition of the House of Delegates in the 2017 election. They succeeded beyond anyone’s expectations by electing so many new Delegates that […]
As a member of the Joint Health Care Commission, I requested a two year study on the Medical Aid in Dying legislation being adopted by a notable number of states across the country. My question was: What has been the outcome of this legislation? Is this a step that we […]