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Shaun Kenney

Shaun Kenney is the Senior Editor for The Republican Standard.

Youngkin is Running for Vice-President (But Could We Please Do Something First?)

...and you don't have to be Nostradamus to figure out why -- and for whom. …although you might have to be Russell Kirk: Men cannot improve...

Richmond’s Skinny Budget: Low Stakes Poker, High Stakes Rhetoric

Senate Democrats want a brick wall; House Republicans are getting a little tired of beating their heads against it. Virginia’s General Assembly managed to pass...

Virginia Schools Face $202 Million Shortfall?

When thousands of bureaucrats and school administrators set up the Virginia General Assembly for failure, that's a problem of bad faith extending towards raw...

TRS Sunday Post: China Isn’t the Only One with a Burst Balloon

School choice, abortion, critical race theory, education reform -- all put on the backburner as Youngkin pushes for $1 billion in tax relief. So we...

Between the Res Publica and the Imperium

Only free citizens deserve the common good. Failing the test of self-government, we are in turn governed by others, and lightly may our chains...

The Same Progressives Who Made Energy Expensive Want to Do It Again

The same "clean energy" progressive groups who made energy expensive are looking to do it again.

Miyares Reminds Republicans the Difference a Year Makes

Virginia Republican AG Jason Miyares gives conservatives a reminder of the mess Democrats left behind and the work that lies ahead.

Contentious, But Not Decisive?

This year's Virginia General Assembly is set to give off a great deal of heat, but little light -- and for the worst reasons possible.

New VCCS Chancellor Focuses on Linking Industry and Education

The immediate focus of the incoming VCCS chancellor seems to echo Youngkin's policy directives linking education to industry. Wiser heads will be careful about how this is done.

Virginia Republicans Deliver on Grocery Tax Cut for 2023

The new law taking effect Jan. 1, 2023, ends the state’s 1.5% sales tax on groceries. That’s $1.50 in savings for every $100 spent.