Jeff Staples for Delegate
 Progressive for the 81st Va. House

will help lead us out of the politics of the past and into the solutions of the future .
 We can solve the problems of healthcare, housing, energy, jobs and much more!


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AKA Campaign Speech 9/14/2019

Posted by on September 14, 2019 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Today, we are going to hear or are hearing from many about how great things are going in our Commonwealth Things are going good for some, not so much for most of us.

A recent study ranked Virginia as the worst state for workers.

It seems our minimum wage of $7.25 an hour for a full time employee only equates to 26% of a living wage needed for a family of four

We ranked 49th in the country for worker protections. The Commonwealth has no provisions that require accommodations ...

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What to expect from this campaign part 2

Posted by on June 18, 2019 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Some more of “what to expect before the upcoming election”:

Many of you know of my history of environmental activism. I have been part of some huge environmental victories and have been in some of the most spirited resistances to environmental blights.

But, I do not expect the "Big Green" organizations to endorse me. They like to play it safe. They generally back or stay silent about the legislators who will help them on some watered down legislation and betray them on...

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What to expect from this campaign, part 1

Posted by on June 18, 2019 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)

It will be close to 5 months before the November 5th election. I thought I had better tell you you folks how I expect that time to go. This is the 1st installment. Tonight, we will discuss Unions.


The establishment is going to try and ignore my candidacy. Unions will continue to endorse the establishment candidate even though I am a worker and I am the most pro blue collar candidate.

The Union leadership in most locals has fallen into a cloud of the past. They b...

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