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Alex Lemieux

Alex Lemieux is a Richmond-based editor with The Republican Standard.
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Chesapeake Bay Grass Surpasses 100,000 Acres. Why Is That Important?

Good news for water-faring creatures; grass in the Chesapeake Bay has surpassed 100,000 acres for the first time in modern history. The aqua-pasture grew for a third straight year, gaining acreage by five percent from 2016 to 2017.

In Bernie Sanders’ America, We All Work For Big Brother

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is getting ready to announce an official proposal that would guarantee a federal job with at least a $15 per hour wage and free health insurance benefits to every American, "who wants or needs one" because in Bernie's America, we all work for Big Brother.

Politico: Three Conservative Virginia Women Make Power List

Politico recently highlighted women working in politics and policy-making process throughout the country and worldwide. As there were many to choose from, they selected...

Glenn Davis Decides Against Running For Virginia Beach Mayor

Following the resignation of Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms, Delegate Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach) said he was considering running for the empty seat in Virginia's most-populous city. However, he has just decided against the move, citing protecting the one-seat majority Republicans hold in the House of Delegates.
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Virginia Lawmaker Helps Introduce Women-Driven Prison Reform Bill

Many claim smaller, yet priority legislative initiatives like prison reform have taken a back seat to bigger-ticket items. Though, recently, Republican Congressman Scott Taylor (VA-2) and Democratic Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman introduced the bipartisan "Pathway to Parenting" Act.

VDOT Claims Fixing All Roads, Highways And Bridges Is Impossible

The roads, highways, bridges, and tunnels that make up the vast transportation network in Virginia are far from being considered in perfect condition. VDOT acknowledges this, but also says it's "impossible" to fix them all.

Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008 At 3.4 Percent

As the nation's unemployment has held at 4.1 percent for the last few months, Virginia is actually doing slightly better with the Commonwealth's unemployment rate falling to 3.4 percent.

INTERVIEW: Glenn Davis’ Vision For Virginia’s 21st Century Economy

Delegate Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach) has a hand on the direction of Virginia's future economy; something that comes natural to him as does his entrepreneurial spirit both in and out of politics.

U.S. Education Remains Worst In Civilized World Despite DeVos Reforms

Until we start treating education reform like other federal entitlements, we are never going to get the results our children deserve.

Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Referred To Federal Investigators

Even though the case surrounding former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been highly politicized, the Inspector General's referral shows he is really in the hot seat now.