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Municipal elections; shifting elections to November.
Ian writes: We should absolutely move local elections to November. Having elections away from the date that most people expect elections to take place has allowed local politicians to play games with public knowledge and subvert the will of the people. If most people aren't paying attention to an election that takes place in the spring, all a local politician has to do is tell the most ardent supporters about their election while not pushing voting for the general public. The end result is that a few ideologues take control of a city even when the majority do not approve of their policies.
Minimum wage; farm laborers or farm employees.
Waldo Jaquith writes: "People prefer to be paid in 'authentic rural community values' instead of money and only dang-nabbit city-slickers don't get that" is...that sure is a thing you wrote.
Minimum wage; farm laborers or farm employees.
edward writes: High Horse ideological Democrats appear to be sponsors. What are some characteristics of High Horse Democrats? 1. typically from METRO areas or other ELITE CULTURAL SNOT ENCLAVES 2. typically haven't spent any time worth mentioning doing the hard jobs of agricultural labor 3. typically think that wages are all that matters ignoring, belittling, and discarding authentic rural community values, aims, and hopes (such as integrity of family and heritage, dignity of all labor and that everyone needs to work to preserve their dignity, respect for all life and living things, etc) 4. typically abandoned agricultural workers and other rural working class folks many times by NOT including them in legislation that benefits their constituents: for example, where is the public transportation infrastructure across rural Virginia so that rural folks can easily have better jobs by commuting on affordable public transportation? for example, where is the 100% Broadband coverage across rural Virginia so that rural folks can look for jobs, find jobs, train for jobs, do business, etc online? for example, when they expanded Medicaid under ACA (a good thing!) they didn't spend the money that was needed to ensure that rural health resources are EQUITABLE as in their own metro areas (EQUITABLE hospital proximity and quality. EQUITABLE access to medical specialties, dentistry, mental health, long term care. EQUITABLE numbers and quality and expertise of local provider in rural areas as in metro areas (just look at the map of how HATEFULLY poor health care is for rural Virginians compared to metro Virginians: https://www.countyhealthrankings.org/reports/state-reports/2020-virginia-report ) 5. typically continue to dump their hideous, hateful, stinking, rotting, diseased, toxic and polluting WASTE into grotesque landfills in poor and working class rural areas! Go see where they are: http://www.virginiaplaces.org/waste/megalandfills.html IN RURAL or VERY RURAL areas, that are POOR or WORKING CLASS areas, and mostly are in BLACK or other minority community areas. Assembling the pieces above, THEREFORE - typically - High Horse Ideological Democrats participate in CULTURAL SNOT ELITISM and CAPITALIST EXTRACTION IMPERIALISM, both variants of White Supremacy Ideology. PS, look over the maps: - county health rankings where rural Virginians GET SICK MORE, STAY SICK LONGER, and DIE SOONER that the enclaves of High Horse Democratic Elites: https://www.countyhealthrankings.org/reports/state-reports/2020-virginia-report - landfills where Virginia and other metros hatefully dump their hateful, toxic, polluting waste to desecrate, defecate and obliterate rural landscapes, ecosystems, and communities: http://www.virginiaplaces.org/waste/megalandfills.html - Virginias disproportionately non-White, or MAJORITY BLACK, counties: https://www.indexmundi.com/facts/united-states/quick-facts/virginia/black-population-percentage THEY MATCH UP WELL! So this visually displays how RACIALLY and ECONOMICALLY HATEFUL typical High Horse Democratic Elites are. And these are the FACTS!
Municipal elections; shifting elections to November.
edward writes: High handed, High horse idea by Democratic partisan ideologues: see story https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/bill-heading-to-governor-would-end-may-elections-in-scottsville/
Minimum wage; farm laborers or farm employees.
Billthethrill writes: The kill farms bill NC is reaping a harvest of tax and business exiles. See IRS data at howmoneywalks.com
Budget Bill.
BillTheThrill writes: Since VA has $700,000,000 to spare how about a $200 rebate for each taxpaying household. That leaves plenty to spare.