Monday, May 23, 2022

Did Hanoi Jane Just Max Out To Democrat Flaccavento In VA-09?

One Jane Fonda living in Atlanta, Georgia donated $2,700.00 to Flaccavento's campaign.

Republican Joe McNamara Wins House of Delegates Special Election, Legislature Remains In GOP Control

For the race in the 8th House District, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, McNamara won with 61.74 percent of the vote - 21,251 votes cast - and Democratic candidate Turner garnered just 38.16 percent - 13,134 votes cast.

The First Step Act Reveals Two Big Areas Of Criminal Justice Reform

The First Step Act, the biggest criminal justice reform package in over 20 years, is set to peel away at President Bill Clinton's 1994 "Crime Bill" and reduce harsh sentencing guidelines for non-violent drug offenders.

Massive Cost Overruns Hit Virginia After Medicaid Expansion

Members of the Northam Administration claim that these fiscal overruns have nothing to do with the expansion of the healthcare program under the Obama-era federal Affordable Care Act, which has led the state to extend coverage to over 300,000 low-income Virginians. They explained that it will help save the state money, but that will continue until the federal government rescinds the plan, leaving Virginia to pick up the bill somewhere down the road.

Republican Has Fundraising Lead In 24th House District Special Election

Rockbridge County Supervisor Ronnie Campbell has raised $50,757 so far, with the special election set for Tuesday, December 18.

Statewide Jet Fuel Tax Hike Earmarked for Northern Virginia Metrorail Construction, Dulles Toll Road

A statewide increase in jet fuel taxes would be earmarked for rail construction in Northern Virginia, and the Dulles Toll Road, under a bill filed by a Prince William County lawmaker.

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.

VCU Poll Shows Virginians Split On Arming Teachers

As the nationwide debate on gun control and school safety continues, 47 percent of Virginians support arming teachers, while 49 percent disagree.

Virginia Could Join Growing Number Of States Raising Tobacco-Buying Age To 21

The bipartisan, bicameral bill from Virginia lawmakers would increase the minimum age for those prohibited from "purchasing or possessing tobacco products, nicotine vapor products, and alternative nicotine products."

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Endorses Garrison Coward’s Campaign For The Virginia...

"Garrison will fight for improved education, safer communities and lower taxes. We need his conservative voice representing our values in Richmond," former GOP congressman and majority leader Eric Cantor said.