Category Archives: State Government

Ideas for the Next General Assembly

The elections this fall brought a philosophical sea change to the General Assembly.  The dynamics have changed.  But critical issues remain and good ideas can hopefully prevail if the goal is to truly improve Virginia in a few critical areas. … Continue reading

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Invest in Virginia Workers, Not Corporate Subsidies

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), once one of the most respected economic development teams in the country, has been taking it on the chin. A year ago, a Chinese company bilked the partnership for a $1.4 million incentive payment … Continue reading

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Reflections on the McDonnell Saga

Justice Department lawyers and lower federal courts have been unanimously over-ruled by the U.S. Supreme Court in the corruption case brought against former Governor Bob McDonnell. The Supreme Court’s ruling is a breath of fresh air.   Johnny Williams, a … Continue reading

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Save Virginia’s Collateral Source Rule

You’re driving south on Interstate 95 when you are suddenly rear-ended by a drunk driver. Your hospital bills will be high, your new car is totaled and it will be many months before you can return to work.  But when … Continue reading

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Poll Reveals Voters Are Uninformed About Major Issues

What do voters truly understand about policy issues that have major impacts on society? In the final weeks of 2015, Just Facts commissioned a nationwide poll to scientifically determine this. While most polls focus on public opinion, this one measured … Continue reading

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