Tag: Executive Orders

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Randy Forbes: Executive orders and the rule of law

In order to work, a nation built on the rule of law requires interdependence. We call it separation of powers, but what that really means is that through a system of checks and balances, authority is shared between three branches to ensure the government itself is held accountable to the law.

Ralph Northam: Childhood success

The Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success is focused specifically on the health and education of young children, from infancy through age 8, and I am honored that Governor McAuliffe named me Chair of this new body.

ACLU supports President Obama’s non-discrimination executive order

The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia today expressed strong support for President Obama’s decision to amend existing federal Executive Orders to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity by federal contractors and the federal government.