In case you missed them, here’s a quick rundown of my recent op-eds in The Virginian-Pilot:
- March 12: Another sad result of safe districts. “Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.” Former governor Bob McDonnell sent texts to members of the legislature, trying to get them to sign on to a brief being filed in his corruption conviction appeal. Only a few did – and just a few of those face opposition.
- March 19: Virginia can do better on public access. During Sunshine Week, it seems that there’s far too little of it in the General Assembly.
- April 9: Courts miss the real problem with elections. Partisan gerrymandering, anyone?
- May 14: Finding a place to serve your city. All politics is local
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