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26 Jan 2013

Sidebar: In Gun Debate, Legislators Target Mental Health

Virginia’s General Assembly is also focused on preventing campus shootings like the one at Virginia Tech, but gun control is only one segment of the issue.

21 Feb 2011

CNS Stories for Week 6 (Feb. 14-20)

Here are the stories we distributed over the past week. Headlines include: “Senate Panel Is Immigration Bill Graveyard” … “Teachers Rally for Public School Funding” … “Scholarships Help High School Students SOAR” … “Brunswick Prison May Remain Vacant.”

06 Feb 2011

Virginia May Create ‘Veterans Courts’

The House of Delegates has unanimously passed a bill that could provide treatment instead of jail for veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury and run into trouble with the law. House Bill 1691, introduced by Delegate Christopher P. Stolle, R-Virginia Beach, allows localities to establish “policies and procedures for service members who are nonviolent offenders.”