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“The Economy of the Past Is Over.” But What Comes Next?(3)

August 20, 2014

So, Virginia faces a $2.4 billion projected budget shortfall, which Governor Terry McAuliffe blames largely on defense funding cuts mandated by sequestration. Surprise, surprise. We’ve seen this train wreck coming for years. Some have seen it more clearly and shouted about it more loudly than others. Now it’s here — the slowing economic growth, the […]

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Virginia Can Help Keep U.S. Air Superiority

Guaranteeing the future of American air superiority is a task that extends well beyond the five walls of the Pentagon. In fact, we in Virginia have an important part to play. This is certainly the case with the futuristic and important new F-35 Lighting II stealth fighter currently under development. There are eighteen companies throughout […]

Let’s Drill Off-Shore

Ten years ago Virginia started down the road of lifting the federal government’s moratorium on offshore drilling. Late last week, the Obama Administration announced it was going to allow seismic testing off the Atlantic coast so that energy companies could use updated technology to determine just how much oil and natural gas is available. Critical […]

Less Incarceration Could Lead To Less Crime

When crime rates began rising in the 1960′s and too many Americans felt unsafe walking in their neighborhoods, the idea of putting more people in prison — and keeping them there longer — made sense. For the next three decades, our nation did just that, as public unease propelled lawmakers to promote longer sentences, curbs on parole and […]


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