“I agree with Mayor Euille’s call for a clean election. We’re all good Democrats and we should be running on our records and on the issues,” Beyer said.
“Facebook’s action today is an important step in cutting down on gun violence in our communities,” Beyer said. “We must make our country safe again by demanding comprehensive background checks, a ban on high capacity magazines and an end to the gun show loophole.”
As a former Virginia Lieutenant Governor and current congressional candidate in Virginia’s 8th District, I write to add my name to the long list of citizens, elected officials, agencies and local governments opposed to horizontal drilling in the George Washington National Forest. While natural gas is critical to our energy supply and an important transition fuel, there is insufficient data on the safety or side effects of horizontal drilling to move forward today.
Saturday’s straw poll was the first of the season, and though it’s neither representative nor official, “it’s an early indication of strength, organization and appeal,” Beyer said.