Virginia Public Access Project

Virginia Public Access Project
7:42 am
Mon April 20, 2015

VaNews: Negative Yelp Reviews, Horse Racing

One Virginia business raised the question of whether people who post negative online reviews of businesses can be legally required to identify themselves. Their case went to court, but won’t be decided in the Commonwealth. And the General Assembly has made certain that horse racing and off track betting will continue in Virginia in spite of problems at one of the state's premier tracks. 

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Virginia Public Access Project
6:40 am
Mon April 13, 2015

VaNews: Replacing Shaka Smart, VA Beach Employee Access

Virginia Commonwealth University is suddenly in need of a replacement for the man who's been the face of the school for the past few years. And city leaders in Virginia Beach were surprised to learn that an employee had been given access to millions of dollars in official bank accounts. 

Those are among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org. 

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Virginia Public Access Project
7:40 am
Mon April 6, 2015

VaNews: Pot Problems, Magnet School Admissions

People who smoke pot legally in Washington, DC but work in Virginia could be risking their jobs. And, a public magnet school in Fairfax is facing questions about its admissions process because of the high percentage of Asian-Americans among its student body.  

Those are among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org. 

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Virginia Public Access Project
8:30 am
Mon March 30, 2015

VaNews: Veteran Health Care, Picking up After Dogs

A rule change in Washington is making it easier for veterans in Virginia to get health care. And modern criminal science is being used to bring violators of ‘poop pickup’ laws to justice. 

Those are among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org. 

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Virginia Public Access Project
7:19 am
Mon March 23, 2015

VaNews: Columbia, VA and Ridesharing v. Taxis

One of Virginia's smallest towns has voted itself out of existence....and now that the General Assembly has established regulations that allow commercial online ridesharing in Virginia the taxi industry says it can't compete. 

Those are among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org. 

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