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- July 15, 2024
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A Hero Remembered On Saturday, July 13, 2024, Corey Comperatore, 50, lost his life while shielding his family during the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. Comperatore, a former volunteer fire chief, is remembered for his bravery and sacrifice. Governor Youngkin’s Tribute In recognition of Comperatore’s heroism, […]

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- April 16, 2024
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While Governor Glenn Youngkin has not vetoed a bipartisan bill to remove two license plates recognizing the Confederacy, he is requiring the Democrat-led effort to submit to another vote next year. Youngkin amended the bill by directing the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles to study the special Sons of Confederate Veterans and Gen. Robert E. […]

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- March 28, 2024
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Governor Glenn Youngkin has put an end to two legislative priorities that had been sent to his desk by Democrats in the General Assembly. Measures to mandate increasing the state’s minimum wage, as well as a pathway to recreational sales of marijuana in the state were both rejected by Youngkin on Thursday. The Associated Press […]

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- March 26, 2024
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Virginia’s governor has taken a bold stand for the rights of law-abiding Virginians. Defying Democrats in the General Assembly, Governor Glenn Youngkin took his veto pen Tuesday to 30 pieces of legislation that had been sent to his desk. In a media release issued by his office, Youngkin stated the following: “I swore an oath […]

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- March 6, 2024
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Virginia AG Jason Miyares becomes the first statewide Virginia elected official to do so.

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- February 16, 2024
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Two transgender students in Virginia have initiated legal action against the state, contesting recent guidelines restricting transgender students’ participation in sports teams aligned with their gender identities and permitting teachers to reject preferred names and pronouns. Filed in state court, the first case involves a transgender high school girl in York County who alleges that […]

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- December 21, 2023
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There are few things politicians enjoy more, and generates more bipartisan enthusiasm, than committing vast sums of taxpayer money to the construction of new stadiums and arenas for pro sports teams.

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- December 15, 2023
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Maybe. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) is perhaps the weaker of the two Virginia Democrats representing the Commonwealth, though by no means a pushover. With over $7 million cash on hand as of the last reporting quarter, Kaine’s war chest combined with Virginia’s demographics should give any candidate pause after Trump’s drubbing in 2016 and 2020 […]

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- November 8, 2023
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Redistricting and $35 million in cash from Democratic dark money groups purchases narrow one-seat majorities in Virginia’s General Assembly. Yeah — I’m a bit bitter over this one. Virginia Republicans did everything we were asked, despite our intuition. We narrowed the talking points, stayed in our lanes, muffled internal criticisms, and allowed the effort to […]

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- October 23, 2023
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The CNU Judy Wason Ford Center issued their last poll of the political season with numbers showing that Republicans messaging is matching the mood of the electorate, with economy and inflation the top issue at 27% and abortion lagging behind at 17%. Republicans and independents both put the economy on top. Numbers on public education […]

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