May 20, 2012 - 18:00
http://www.whsv.com/home/headlines/Non-Profit_Fights_for_Valley_Families_Facing_Deportation_152177275.htmlEmployees and volunteers with non-profit Virginia Organizing reached out to the Hispanic community on Saturday to fight deportation and stop families from being separated.
May 11, 2012 - 20:29
A dozen people from Virginia Organizing traveled to Charlotte, NC to attend the Bank of America shareholders' meeting and tell CEO Brian Moynihan to shape up and make his company a better corporate actor in our country. Six to seven hundred people converged from organizations around the country to protest on a number of issues:
May 11, 2012 - 13:33
Posted: May 10, 2012 4:41 PM EDT
See the video here: http://www.wset.com/story/18267035/danville-man-among-bank-of-america-pr...
Reporter: James Gherardi l Videographer: Jonathan Merryman
Danville, VA –Hundreds of protestors turned out in Charlotte, NC Wednesday to rally at Bank of America's annual shareholder's meeting. One of those protestors is from Danville.
May 8, 2012 - 14:27
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April 25, 2012 - 19:15
Yesterday, the Social Security Trustees released their annual report on the financial status of Social Security. You’ve probably already seen lots of press coverage about the report, but the most important finding is that is that our Social Security system has a large and growing surplus. Last year’s Report projected that at the end of 2011, Social Security would have an accumulated surplus of around $2.7 trillion, which it now has, and that it would grow to about $2.8 billion by the end of 2012.
April 23, 2012 - 13:20
In a close vote, the U.S. Senate failed to pass the Buffett Rule, a groundbreaking piece of legislation that would have required millionaires to pay at least the same tax rate as middle class taxpayers.
So while the middle and working class will be paying their fair share in taxes, many of the 1% will not.
The good news is that Virginia's Senators Mark Warner and Jim Webb both voted FOR the Buffet Rule. Please call Senator Warner at 1-877-676-2759 and thank him for his vote.