Governor Bob McDonnell has formed a commission to advise him on strategies to keep military installations from closing in Virginia.
If you’ve ever had the chance to drive through the city of Norfolk after a heavy rainstorm, you know that you’d rather have a boat than a car. In a blinding flash of the obvious, WAVY-10 local did a report on Norfolk’s flooding problems – the city’s solution: to contract with a foreign company and […]
The Virginia Department of Transportation is being audited to see where the government can find cost savings and become more efficient. The first recommendation is to change the name of the reseach council to the Virginia Transportation Innovation Center.
The rumor mill has it that State Senator Donald McEachin is running for statewide office. He says on his blog that it’s not Governor. But he’s established a PAC, a blog and a Facebook page. Maybe it’s just that every modern day politician realizes those are essentials. Or is McEachin seeking another run at the […]
Back when the 5th District nominee was not known, I expressed my concern about the tax-hiking history of Rob Hurt. Wouldn’t you know it, Tom Perriello blasted Hurt on the Transportation Tax Hike of 2007 (otherwise known as HB3202). From a local perspective, I can only say this – if Perriello beats Hurt, it will […]
I think MSNBC stands for “Muslims – Seriously Not as Bad as Christians.” Listening to Olbermann’s attack on America and it’s clear how he attacks the splinter in Christianity’s eye while ignoring the muslim plank in his own.
It’s that time again. Perhaps the most important result of the 2009 Virginia general elections has finally arrived: redistricting. Following the 2009 campaign, Republicans have control of the governor’s mansion and House of Delegates, while Democrats have a very small advantage in the State Senate. The results of that election should give the GOP a […]
[Updated 8/26/10] Lowell at Blue Virginia has smacked Nye across the face for this ad as well…when your first ad pisses off your base, your chances at re-election at next to nothing. Nye is doomed if he can only get the independent vote. Glenn Nye’s first salvo in what is sure to be on the […]
The 2011 Virginia General Assembly commences on January 12, 2011, and there is already a bill being proposed to protect taxpayers by eliminating provisions that increases or revives any tax, fee, or fine. HJ 496 was proposed by Delegate Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) on July 19, and it would allow voters to decide on adding to […]