The House Appropriations Committee (14 Republicans and 8 Democrats) unanimously approved amendments to the state budget setting up possible unanimous passage later this week.
The recent crisis in Egypt has been difficult for many to get a firm grasp on. With all of the various factions involved, it is sometimes very difficult to come to concrete conclusions as to what the posture of the United States should be. There are several things that can be known for sure. Namely, […]
As we celebrate the 100th Birthday of Ronald Reagan, one only needs to look back on his service to our nation and among the causes he championed, there is one that stands out: His devotion to the sanctity of life. In fact, Reagan passed executive orders condemning abortion, and during his eight years as President, […]
Governor McDonnell informed the legislature that revenues are expected to be $152 million higher than was initially believe just a couple of months ago (WaPo). For the most part, McDonnell asked that the money be used prudently: $50M to the “rainy-day fund,” $38M to scale back the accelerated sales tax nonsense, and another $38M to […]
The first FEC filings are in, and the only one with any stats is… Jamie Radtke, who lapped Democrat Jim Webb about eight times in fundraising for the last part of 2010. Ouch. The givers are also a bit interesting. At first glance, it’s about 50 different people with 12 different last names, all of […]
Updated Friday morning. The census data is out and it looks like Northern Virginia might be the big winner. Statement from Del. Mark Cole, Chairman of the Privileges and Elections Committee.
“That reminds me of a story,” said Ronald Reagan, in his warm, smooth, low-toned voice, that voice that didn’t have to fake strength. “Everything reminds me of a story.” And the crowd gathered tightly around the monitor at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library chuckled, remembering. I had the opportunity to usher in former […]