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CNS Stories for Week 3 (Jan. 25-31)

February 1, 2010

Here are the
stories we distributed over the past week:

ABORTION CLINICS: House OK’s Abortion Clinic Regulation

ABSENTEE VOTING [Attn Fairfax]: Senate Makes Absentee Voting Easier

CATHOLIC ADVOCACY: 250 Gather for Catholic Advocacy Day

FISHING LICENSES [ATTN EASTERN SHORE]: Bill Provides Fairness for Fishermen

GREEN BUILDINGS [ATTN FAIRFAX]: Panel OK’s Green Buildings Act

H1N1 VACCINATIONS: Legislators Get the Point – a Flu Shot

HONOR FLAG: House OK’s ‘Honor and Remember Flag’

JOB CREATION: Governor Seeks $50 Million for Economic Development:

MARIJUANA LAWS: House Panel Rejects Marijuana Bills

MCDONNELL AGENDA: Governor Unveils ‘Jobs and Opportunity Agenda’

MCDONNELL’S RESPONSE: Gov. McDonnell Offers GOP Reply to Obama

MEDICAL PLATES: License Plates May Display Medical Condition

NOISE ORDINANCE [ATTN AMELIA]: Noise Violations May Draw Civil Penalties

NUTRITION GUIDELINES [ATTN CHESTERFIELD, FAIRFAX]: Panel Pushes for School Nutrition Standards

OLF UPDATE [ATTN TIDEWATER]: Panel to Consider Barlow’s OLF Bill

PAYDAY LOANS: Bills Would Limit Payday Lenders

PUBLIC SAFETY: Police Protest Proposed Budget Cuts

RAIL TRANSIT: Virginia Looks Toward Rail, Transit

SCHOOL FUNDING [UPDATE]: Governor Still Considering School Funding Freeze

SCHOOL GRANT [ATTN PROGRESS-INDEX]: School Board Passes on Federal Grant

SEAT BELTS: Seat-Belt Bill ‘Clicks’ With Senate

UNEMPLOYMENT UP: Unemployment Increased Slightly in December

We also provided a story slugged “SCHOOL SALARIES” for VCU’s Commonwealth Times.

For some of the above stories, we have posted photos at pbase.com/vcucns. The photo galleries are titled:

Catholic Advocacy Day

Public Safety Press Conference

OLF Map

Honor and Remember Flag

Marijuana Laws

Job and Opportunity Agenda (McDonnell)

Glenn Oder H1N1 Vaccination