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CNS Stories for Week 2 (Jan. 17-23)

January 23, 2011

Here are the stories we distributed over the past week:

PRO-GUN RALLY: Pro-Gun Rally Takes Aim At Firearm Rules

GUN CONTROL: Virginia Tech Survivors Rally For Gun Control

GUN BILL: Senator Drops Bill To Ease Gun Permit Rule

UNDERAGE DRINKING: Panel Tightens Underage-Drinking Laws

TEA PARTY: Tea Party Says, ‘Don’t Tread on Me’

SENATE GOP CAUCUS: Senate Republicans Unveil 2011 Agenda

PLASTIC BAGS: House Panel Sacks Plastic Bag Ban

PUBLIC EDUCATION: PTA, Teachers Want More School Funding

EQUALITY VIRGINIA: Gay Rights Group Lobbies For Equality

CELL PHONE BAN [ATTN NOVA]: Delegate’s Call: Hang Up and Drive

METHAMPHETAMINE [ATTN TAZEWELL, SW VA]: Delegate Targets Meth Problem

RENEWABLE ENERGY: Groups Say Energy Projects Generate Jobs

HEALTH DAY: Youth, Legislators Promote Good Health

FIRST LADY: First Lady Fights Childhood Obesity

SW VA ECONOMY [ATTN TAZEWELL, BUCHANAN, SMYTH, SCOTT]: Reception Calls Attention to Coalfield Issues

VCEDA [FOR COALFIELD PROGRESS]: Governor Attends VCEDA Reception

FOSTER CARE: Foster Care Bill Raises Concerns

VCU CUTS [WRITE-THRU]: Governor Wants to Cut VCU Funding

ALLEGHENY HIGHLANDS [ATTN W. & SW VA]: Alleghany May Merge With Covington

TRANSPORTATION PLAN [ATTN NOVA]: 7 More Groups Endorse Roads Plan

CURTIS HARRIS: Assembly Honors Civil Rights Leader

DRUG FELONS: Drug Felons Can’t Get Welfare

CIDER LAW: Core of the Problem: Defining Cider


Photo galleries, available at pbase.com/vcucns:

Health caucus with first lady

Virginia Healthy Youth Day

Equality Virginia Lobby Day

VCEDA Reception

Gun Control Rally

Pro-gun rally

Tea Party Rally