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We are the newly formed Media Team at the Weldon Cooper Center! Our goal is to communicate the activities of the center and increase online engagement around public service work happening here. We intend to tell stories of the dedicated public servants at the Cooper Center through the creation and dissemination of engaging podcasts, videos, and written articles.

4 years 7 months ago

John Knapp devoted much of his adult life to teaching Virginians and the Commonwealth’s policymakers about their state, its economy, and the uniqueness of each of its regions.

4 years 9 months ago

Virginia a leader in states expanding intercity passenger rail

Contact: Meredith Richards
434-825-0558 |

5 years 2 months ago
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2018 Local Government Officials' Guide to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Published by the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, Inc.
and UVA's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

5 years 7 months ago

This is a collection of many of the Virginia Newsletters related to Local Government. A collection like this covers decades of writing about local government in numerous localities around Virginia. We're glad to offer this unique collection to any and all who have interest in Virginia's vibrant political history.

5 years 9 months ago

Last November, just after the election of Donald Trump, investigative journalists unearthed three astonishing facts about the spread of fake news — facts that the rest of us had not seen coming and had no reason to suspect.

5 years 11 months ago

Virginia Institute of Government, Training Opportunities for Local Governments, Course Descriptions 2017–2018

6 years 7 months ago

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