"I believe that moving this closer to campus will allow for better access for young people, our students to vote, as well as help local and lifelong community members," John Register, a Virginia 21 advocacy group representative and RU senior, said.
“Virginia is a Dillon Rule state, which is kind of a wonky term, but essentially that just means that the Virginia Legislature, the state Legislature, holds all the authority, and the only powers that localities hold are those that the Legislature delegates to them,” President of Virginia21 William Parada ’19 said.
This podcast features our very own Policy Director, Gerica Goodman, describing misconceptions about young voters. Listen here—> https://www.dailypress.com/news/podcasts/dp-nws-politics-podcast-tim-kaine-corey-stewart-debate-young-voters-0727-story.html
From the Daily Press—
A bill introduced Wednesday would limit the extra dollars Virginians must pay to fund prepaid college savings plans — an attempt by two House Republicans to make college slightly more affordable... Gerica Goodman, policy director for Virginia21, welcomed the bill.