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Working families in Virginia have achieved much in the last two years, ever since they elected the m

As the son of an immigrant and chair of the Latino Caucus of the Virginia General Assembly, it has always been my priority to fight for policies that strengthen Virginia’s vibrant immigrant communi

Progressive Voice is a bi-weekly opinion column. The views expressed are solely the author’s. 

By Keith Willis

Arlington County residents can be proud of our world class public services and of living in a county that values government’s role in making our county a great place to live. In July the Arlington County Board will have the opportunity to make our county services even better by giving our county employees a real voice on the job.

AFSCME Arlington County members were out front and center early Saturday morning on June 12 to show their support for the advancement of a c

City of Norfolk employees across departments have been building support to form a union with AFSCME

AFSCME Virginia and AFSCME District Council 20 supported several winning candidates both locally and across the Commonwealth.

On Tuesday, May 11, City of Norfolk employees joined together on the steps of City Hall to demand fair raises.

Clifford Johnson’s body has suffered through a lot over 16 years working for Norfolk’s sanitation department.

He bangs his knees while jumping in and out of the trash truck, is exposed to hazardous chemicals, and constantly bends to lift heavy materials. Now, the long-term impact is becoming clear.

“I’m breaking down,” he said. “I’m limping and got aches all over the place…just like football players.”