Just hours after Senator Chuck Colgan, the most senior member of the State Senate and longtime Democrat condemns the actions of refusing to hear bills shot down in subcommittee, Ben Tribbett over at Not Larry Sabato rushes to Janet Howell’s defense: First of all, there was no “rule breaking” as RPV alleged. In fact- guess […]
McDougle discusses the politics of transportation and what can be expected from Senate Democrats on the transportation debate (read: gas tax) and the politics of Howell’s “let them eat cake” moment. He says under Republican management in the State Senate, the authority of sub-committees will be diminished.
The best-laid plans of the Freedom From Religion Foundation for Giles County Public Schools sometimes go awry.
Jim Moran tells an Arab network that Republican successes happened for the same reason the Civil War happened in the United States.
In the Virginia Senate, subcommittees make recommendations to the full committee, which votes on whether to send the legislation to the full Senate. But Senator Janet Howell doesn’t want her fellow Democrats to face a politically risky vote on Speaker Bill Howell’s Repeal Amendment or a Right to Work Constitutional Amendment. So, she just ignored […]
Senator Phil Puckett chose to block legislative action in Richmond to help repeal Cap and Trade. So the Republican Party of Virginia decided to call a few thousand of his best friends and let them know how Senator Puckett felt about coal miners and job security… Well played, sirs. Well played.
State Senator Chap Petersen calls the House Repeal Amendment “secession” and “nullification.” The amendment is neither – even though I agree that it’s a bad bill – and too many people have died because of those doctrines to have them thrown around so lightly.