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In Virginia, a new coalition tries to tackle the high eviction rate

Jan 2, 2019
One in 10 renters in Richmond, Virginia lose their homes to eviction every year
The Richmond skyline is viewed from across the James River on July 23, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.
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In Virginia, the theft of an iPhone can result in a felony charge for life

Mar 15, 2018
Virginia’s felony threshold for property theft is tied with New Jersey for the lowest in the nation at $200. There’s bipartisan support to raise it to $500 this year, but that’s still far below the threshold for most states.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam recently struck a bipartisan deal to raise the state’s felony larceny threshold in exchange for restitution reform.
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