Mar 19, 2024 - News

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👀 Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas pushed back on the Census Bureau's population estimates for the county, saying it grew by 5,168 residents between 2022 and 2023, not the 207 in the estimate put out last week. (Henrico Citizen)

😬 State Democrats are criticizing Gov. Youngkin's appointment of Yesli Vega to the State Board of Health. (Times-Dispatch)

  • Vega, a Prince William County Board Supervisor, suggested it's difficult to become pregnant as a result of rape in her 2022 congressional run.

👋 Kristen Cavallo, the Richmond-based former CEO of The Martin Agency, is retiring from advertising after 30 years to focus on political and social causes. (Adweek)

  • She plans to work on the Virginia gubernatorial race to ensure women's rights are protected.

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