Wednesday, December 4, 2019

To Regulate Or Not To Regulate; That Is The Cryptocurrency Question

As Washington lawmakers seek to regulate cryptocurrency, the paradox of the popularity of lawlessness comes into play.

Foreign Tariffs On U.S. Products Begin To Tally Up

As the trade war continues, foreign tariffs on U.S. products begin to tally up.

Jennifer Wexton Cozies Up To #MeToo Denier Billionaire Michael Bloomberg

If Jennifer Wexton wishes to support those who "so clearly need a champion fighting for them," survivors of sexual abuse and harassment, shouldn't she back away from someone who denies #Metoo claims? Or, will she just take the money and run like she did with the Metro labor union?

Virginia State Senator Richard ‘Dick’ Black Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2019

Ending 50 years in public service, one of the Virginia General Assembly's most conservative legislators will be retiring after four terms in the House of Delegates and two terms in the State Senate.

Speaker Kirk Cox Formally Files Appeal To Supreme Court Over House Redistricting Plan

The 416-page appeal from the Republican speaker of the Virginia legislature prods the U.S. Supreme Court to consider "paradigmatic" errors made by the district court in their decision to declare 11 House districts unconstitutionally racially gerrymandered.

Op-Ed: Virginia Beach Deserves The Right To Drill

Offshore drilling and energy alternatives are in the absolute best interest of Virginia Beach, even if they aren't in the private interests of one businessman.

Southwest Virginia Republicans Say State Budget, Schools, I-81, Gambling, Opioid Crisis Are Top Priorities...

As the General Assembly has just 30 days of official work in Richmond scheduled so far this year, which has traditionally been extended to 45 calendar days, Republicans representing Southwest Virginia will work on five broader subjects and areas of legislative action that include providing funding for public education, reforming the state's tax code, upgrading Interstate-81, combating the opioid crisis statewide, and legislation to proliferate and regulate sports betting and casino-style gaming.

Northam Cancels First Stop On ‘Reconciliation Tour’ After VUU Backlash

With students voicing their disgust with Governor Ralph Northam, the first stop on his "reconciliation tour" at Virginia Union University has been cancelled.

White House Directive To Make Commercial Space Flight Easier

The commercial space industry now has the full attention of the White House, leading President Trump to sign a new policy directive to streamline regulations that have hampered space companies for years.

House Democrat Socialist Collective Grows By One

He may not be a card-carrying Socialist, but Democrat Del. Schuyler VanValenburg certainly identifies as one. At least that’s what he wrote in a Facebook...