In a recent article the Lynchburg News and Advancedetails the specific areas of the McDonnell agenda that are currently being championed by Lynchburg area legislators. Senator Steve Newman will be sponsoring some of the Governor’s technology initiatives. In the article Newman points to the positive effect that it will likely have on areas of the Southside that […]
In the ongoing debate over transportation dollars, Governor Bob McDonnell expounded on his transportation plan, attempting to reassure skittish legislators. McDonnell today announced plans to allow Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads to keep a sliver of sales tax dollars for transportation projects. While Senate Republicans are on board, including Virginia Beach State Senator Jeff McWaters […]
Even after the President acknowledges that violent rhetoric had nothing to do with Tuscon, Paul Krugman can’t admit he’s wrong. Instead of backing off, he doubles down on the violent rhetoric narrative that most rational people recognize as being vacuous. But what do you expect from someone in a profession that hands out Nobel Prizes for stating the obvious and is wrong more often than the local meterologist?
Today in the House of Delegates in the House Privileges and Elections committee, a measure to include the term ‘right-to-work’ in the constitution passed in a largely partisan vote, unsurprisingly. However, surprisingly, the 2nd district Delegate, Clarence ‘Bud’ Phillips, decried the measure. In doing so, he was quoted: “I don’t believe we ought to trash […]
Reince Priebus has been elected as the new chairman of the Republican National Committee.
The logical dangers of regulating speech.
The man speaking Tuesday at the Norfolk Forum didn’t sound like a man who wants a cabinet appointment: The Obama Administration…”did a really terrible job handling health care reform…You can’t turn something that complicated loose on the United States Congress…People got scared. People got mad…. We lost an enormous amount of time on health care…. […]
Today, Governor Bob McDonnell announced that revenue collections were up by 9.5 percent over the previous year. This has marked consecutive revenue growth over the course of nine months from the previous year. Click here for the revenue report. Most of this revenue growth was caused by withholding corporate income and sales tax collections. This […]