Friday, March 24, 2017

Local Politics

A week before her death in the summer of 2012, State Senator Yvonne B. Miller held her last political meeting. Instead of sitting at a table in an ornate office, ...

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s recent proposed budget reduction for Historically Black Colleges and Universities was met with this statement from Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04). “When during the campaign, the ...

If the Republican-backed Affordable Health Care Act  (AHCA) is passed, millions of Americans currently enrolled in Obamacare would lose their  insurance and see fewer benefits and higher costs, especially if ...

TriceEdneyWire.com/Global Information Network A revised travel ban by the Trump administration is already in trouble with a leading aid agency, with the travel industry, and with the Nigerian government which ...

Two representatives of Norfolk’s millennial generation have launched campaigns to run  for the  House of Delegates seat  being vacated by incumbent Del.  Daun Hester, who plans to join the race ...
Anthony Burfoot

Norfolk Treasurer Anthony Burfoot has been suspended from his duties without pay by order of Norfolk Circuit Court Judge Everett Martin. The  judge issued his 11-page decision based on a petition filed ...

Last November voters in Portsmouth denied then Mayor Kenneth Wright another term and replaced him with former city manager John Rowe.

President Donald Trump’s most recent provocation – suddenly issuing an order banning the admission into the United States of refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries – created chaos ...

By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor, NNPA Newswire) Rev. William Barber, the president of the North Carolina state chapter of the NAACP and leader of the Moral Mondays movement, delivered a ...

By Jim Clingman Editor’s Note: After a meeting between Bob Johnson and Donald Trump before he was sworn into office, Johnson wrote a press release and did several interviews to ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Lawmakers use the U.S. Census 10-year head counts to determine  the boundaries of local,  state and U.S. Congressional voting districts representing thousands ...

By Jim Clingman (TriceEdneyWire.com) One of the post-election highlights for me was the meeting between Donald Trump and Bob Johnson.  Billionaire to billionaire, Democrat to Republican, Black to White, businessman ...

NEW YORK National Action Network (NAN), led by civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, announced the route for a rally and march on MLK weekend, just six days before the ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Norfolk’s City Treasurer Anthony Burfoot could get at least 100 years in prison for activities related to his time as ...

(Compiled from press and news reports)   WASHINGTON, D.C. President Obama is leaving office on a high point, according to a new poll. In the latest Allstate/Atlantic Media Heartland Monitor ...
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