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Alex Lemieux is a Richmond-based editor with The Republican Standard.

I-81 Funding Amendments Proposed By Northam Set To Play Out Next Week

Governor Ralph Northam is proposing increases in tractor-trailer registration fees and gas taxes statewide to put funding into the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan and other roadway projects throughout Virginia.

Terry McAuliffe Misleads Public Over His K-12 Education Funding While Governor

The former Virginia governor and potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate may want to consider inflation when boasting about budgets.

Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation Creating School Protection Officers

Northam said the bill would "not serve to make Virginia's students and schools safer," but it could have provided for a less expensive approach to bolstering security in elementary schools.

Democrats Implode After Finding Out Trump Isn’t A Traitor

The fact that President Donald Trump's absolution of wrongdoing is causing disappointment and not celebration within the Democratic Party is shocking, but, unfortunately, not surprising.  

Congress Fails To Override Trump Veto, Emergency Declaration Will Remain

The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted 248-181 in favor of overriding Trump’s veto, 38 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed to reject the national emergency declaration.

Delegate Scott Garrett Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection In 2019

Delegate Garrett said it is time for him to serve "full-time in my role as a husband to Whitney and a father to our two teenagers, Tyler and Haley Gray," because "God has granted me no greater title than that of 'Dad.'"

Trump Declares ‘Total Exoneration’ As Mueller Report Shows American Media ‘Bombshells’ Nothing But Duds

In the 18-month run-up to the 2020 elections, with President Trump just less than categorically deemed a victim in the investigation, it will set up yet another round of his war with Democrats and most of the American media, which he has won, both dramatically and consequentially.

Glenn Davis Promises ‘Jack Kemp-Style’ Campaign Of Ideas-Based, Optimistic Conservatism

"Like Jack Kemp, I'm not interested in just winning, but be worthy of winning," says Delegate Glenn Davis.

Age Cap On Healthcare Coverage For Virginians With Autism Spectrum Disorder Lifted

Approximately 10,000 Virginians with autism will now have increased access to healthcare coverage, regardless of their age.

ISIS Defeated In Last Stronghold By U.S.-Backed Forces

U.S.-backed military troops are now bringing down the black flags of ISIS that have flown over the territories held by the brutal pseudo-regime that ruled over eight million people.