Tuesday, January 25, 2022

INTERVIEW: Delegate Jason Miyares Discusses Opportunity With Republicanism

Delegate Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) has had a busy ride into the world of politics. From becoming a young prosecutor in the Tidewater region,...

Taylor Helps Secure Funding For Sandbridge Beach Replenishment Project

Sandbridge's beaches will be replenished after Congressman Scott Taylor helped secure funding to provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with what they need to protect the area from erosion-induced storm damage.

Environmental Attorneys Going After Federal Permits To Stop Pipeline Construction

The environmentalists are at it again - now working to be granted the judgement that halts construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline completely.

House Democrat Slams Own Party’s Redistricting Plan As A Self-Serving Political Power Grab

Delegate Stephen Heretick (D-Portsmouth) came out against the House Democratic redistricting plan calling it "gerrymandering in response to gerrymandering. It's tit-for-tat. It's, in the immortal words of baseball great Yogi Berra, 'it is deja vu all over again.'" 

As The U.S. Median Household Income Rises To $61,372, Many Are Wishing For Higher...

The Census Bureau released a study this week that the rise in median household income is due to people working additional hours, not increased wages. With a shrinking job pool, the hope for many economic analysts is that hiring companies will act to increases wages, enticing potential employees.

President Trump Throws Jabs At China’s Trade Practices At UN General Assembly In New...

"We will no longer tolerate such abuse. We will not allow our workers to be victimized, our companies to be cheated, and our wealth to be plundered and transferred," President Trump said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

House Republican Files Legislation To Guarantee Non-Partisan Elections Administration

The bill from Delegate Margaret Ransone (R-Westmoreland) would direct the State Board of Elections to appoint a commissioner that oversees the Department of Elections, eliminate two additional senior-level political appointees made by the governor, establishing a one full-time director of operations, and increase the term lengths for board members from four to six years.

Delegate Jason Miyares Announces Virginia Beach College Affordability Town Hall

The town hall event will be held this Thursday, November 1 at 6:00 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, which is free to the public.

Trump’s Tariffs Beginning To Chip Away At Xi’s Chinese Isolationism

As the redevelopment of NAFTA as been put into place, which is now the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the White House will now set it sights on striking a deal with Xi Jinping's China to come out victorious in the worldwide tariff battle.

Young People Came Out To Vote Like Never Before In 2018

Approximately 31 percent of registered voters aged 18 to 29 cast ballots during the midterm elections. The results were well above the midterm election turnout of 2014, and the highest for any midterm in the past 25 years.