Del. L. Scott Lingamfelter sent a letter to Governor Bob McDonnell today asking for him to direct the Board of Elections to send a reminder to registrars across the Commonwealth of Virginia to mail out absentee ballots in accordance to the new federal law. This law requires that absentee ballots are sent to military and […]
Glenn Nye’s week just got worse. A day after being announced his political pull was non-existent, a Pro-Israel group released this ad, to air next week: Scott Rigell released this statement in February regarding Nye’s letter: “Having just returned from a fact-finding visit to Israel, where I met with senior Israel leadership and saw firsthand […]
Big news affecting Virginians coming out of Washington today. Defense Secretary Robert Gates today announced that Joint Forces Command in Norfolk Virginia would close, some positions eliminated completely while others would be reassigned. The economic impact of this decision is momentous.
With the continued debate over the strike down of Proposition 8, the legal discussion has honed in on the question of whether or not the institution of marriage itself is a fundamental right. Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell and attorney Ken Klukowski have written an analysis on the Walker decision that illuminates some […]
Today’s WaPo article highlights the contrasting positions of the Republicans and Democrats in this year’s election cycle. Both Glenn Nye and Tom Perriello, looking to cling to any stipulation that gives them an advantage in an election year where they’re likely to lose, are insisting that no-chance third party candidates be included in a debate. […]
Governor Joe Manchin’s candidacy was born in a little state right next to Virginia. But now it seems that Manchin, the would be Senate heir to the recently departed Robert Byrd, may be under investigation. Manchin’s Office Confirms Subpoenas West Virginia Watchdog Gov. Joe Manchin‘s office confirmed today that state government officials have been contacted […]
The Virginia ACLU says police officers should ignore Attorney General Cuccinelli’s opinion on immigration status inquiries. In a letter sent yesterday to Virginia Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police, the Virginia ACLU advised law enforcement to “disregard” the attorney general’s opinion. They use fancy legal language to warn law enforcement that they are opening their jurisdictions […]
Norfolk’s Mayor Paul Fraim is complaining about the midtown tunnel project being on time and on budget when the McDonnell administration is making sure the project is on time and on budget.
Gov. Bob McDonnell stood with the EPA recently to announce that nearly $1 million would be spent on projects meant to “green” Richmond, but was it the right decision?
As D.J McGuire has pointed out in a recent post,a decision striking down Proposition 8 has been rendered by a federal judge in California. It is hard to decide where to begin in even describing the problems with this most recent ruling. However, the precedent breaking aspects of this case are perhaps the most appalling. […]