- February 24, 2017
Paris, once referred to as the “City of Love”, is now a city under siege and a city to be avoided.READ MORE
This is the next political battleground, as the administration contemplates ways to achieve $4 trillion in spending cutsREAD MORE
Instead of leaving it to the states, Sessions should draft guidance that would revoke federal funding for any institution that allows boys to use the girls bathroom.READ MORE
We must contact the Governor and urge him to sign this bill into law to help our most vulnerable students across the Commonwealth.READ MORE
Who puts an embezzler in a state job?READ MORE
The House Republican caucus united behind Kirk CoxREAD MORE
“Trump Derangement Syndrome” is nothing new…the Gipper dealt with (and overcame) the same thing.READ MORE
Once again Governor McAuliffe has vetoed the Tebow bill, introduced by Delegate Rob Bell, that would have allowed homeschooled students to play in public school sports. Does the Governor not realize homeschoolers save the taxpayers money because the schools do not have to educate those children but their parents pay the same taxes as the rest of us? Why shouldn’t their children at least be able to play sports with the other children in their towns? It’s disgraceful that the Governor continues to support the educrats over Virginia’s children. Just one more reason why we must elect a Republican Governor this year. More on the story here.
After 30 years in the House of Delegates, with 15 years as Speaker, Bill Howell will not run again this year. He is retiring as the second longest serving Speaker in the history of the House of Delegates. It’s likely Howell will be succeeded by House Majority Leader M. Kirkland Cox, (R-Colonial Heights). More here.
We previously wrote about Senator Wagner’s transportation tax bill, SB 1456, which would increase gas taxes in Northern Virginia and Tidewater. We are happy to report that although the bill passed in the Senate, 26 to 12 it has been tabled on a voice vote in the House finance committee. For the second year in a row, Wagner fails to raise our gas taxes!
Democrats have been debating for months over who will take over the reigns of the party. Democrats have been without a party leader since last fall when Debbie Wasserman Schultz had to step down followed by the resignation of Donna Brazile. The leading contender to chair the Democrat party, Keith Ellison, the most far left candidate, and some say anti-Semitic candidate, has been racking up endorsements. Now he has earned the endorsement of David Duke. Yes, that David Duke, the one we heard so much about during the Trump campaign. More the endorsement here.