Oh, the joy of misleading headlines…
The fact is, the overlap in public services is eating taxpayer dollars, while the opportunity for co-operation gives us a one-time shot at rebooting the Virginia economy for the 21st century.
New polling shows Republican Jerry Foreman in a virtual tie with Democrat Scott Surovell in one of Northern Virginia’s hottest Senate races.
In a 4-1 vote, with at-large member, Eddie Deane, voting “no,” the Greene County Board of Supervisors has adopted a new comment policy clearly intended to kill any dissent at public meetings. Termed “atrocious!” by Megan Rhyne of the Virginia Coalition for Open Government, the new rules closely follow the removal of “Matters from the Public” from Greene […]
Alicia Petska of the Roanoke Times published an article over the weekend about the position of candidates in the 21st State Senate District on the minimum wage. And as usual, state Senator John Edwards (D-Roanoke) gave the haggard, liberal argument for an increase: “Raising the minimum wage is an economic and humanitarian need that Virginia […]
Either Virginia is no longer the absolute bellwether state it has been, or the GOP is in far better shape than is generally perceived.
Of course, the lack of details is going to make VACo and VML rather jittery. Nevertheless, as someone who has championed this sort of reform before, even discussion about places to start is welcome conversation.
Rep. Barbara Comstock, a first-term incumbent from Loudon County, has not wasted any time since coming to Congress. According to the Washington Post, during her first six months in Congress, Barbara Comstock raised over $1.1 million dollars for her reelection campaign and has $850K+ cash on hand. In her first term, Comstock has been appointed chairwoman of the […]