Donald McEachin

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How safe are elections? As the 2020 presidential cycle gets started this summer, Virginia lawmakers in Washington have proposals they say would make elections more secure.

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One of the first things Democrats did after taking control of the House of Representatives was to create a new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

The committee has Virginia Congressmen on opposite sides of a debate over coal.

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The fight over offshore drilling is heating up.

Tuesday, Richmond-area Congressman Donald McEachin introduced legislation that would prevent exploration and drilling off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland and Delaware.

Virginia Beach Congressman Scott Taylor has also publicly opposed a White House proposal to allow offshore drilling. At a recent forum on the state of Virginia's waters, the Republican had even more to say.

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Leaders in the Trump administration are hearing from Virginia about opposition to offshore drilling.

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Richmond-area Congressman Donald McEachin met with Virginians who benefit from the DACA program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. If Congress doesn’t act soon, the program could end.