Pass A Clean Budget! Sign The Petition.

March 11, 2014 | 12 comments

As was predicted for weeks, the General Assembly was not be able to come to an agreement on a state budget prior to leaving Richmond¬†on Saturday. Governor Terry McAuliffe and a majority of senators have made adopting a budget contingent … Read more>

Will Session End On Time?

March 3, 2014 | 2 comments

When the House of Delegates and Senate passed their respective budgets several days ago, the most glaring difference between the two, as anticipated,¬†was the two chambers’ approaches to Medicaid expansion. To wit, Obamacare in Virginia.

The Senate included expanding Obamacare … Read more>

New CBS/New York Times Poll: 61 Percent Favor Restrictions On Abortion Or Outright Ban

February 27, 2014 | 4 comments

I’m not sure what’s more devastating to the Left today: A new comprehensive poll from CBS and the New York Times that says only six percent think Obamacare is working or the 61 percent who say there should be tighter … Read more>

Oppose Obamacare Expansion In Virginia!

February 17, 2014 | 7 comments

On Sunday, the Senate Finance Committee and House Appropriations Committee released their respective budgets (see them here). Each chamber will debate the details of those budgets this week, with votes coming on Thursday. Perhaps the most glaring difference between … Read more>

Senator Colgan Dissed By Fellow Dems On Abortion Vote

February 11, 2014 | 7 comments

On a 22-18 bipartisan vote today, the Senate of Virginia defeated a bill that would have removed language protecting taxpayers from funding abortion from Virginia’s law regarding Obamacare. The bill, SB 618, was patroned by Senator Mamie Locke (D-2, Read more>

Judging By The Score

February 7, 2014 | 3 comments

In sports, it’s often said, “The game was closer than the final score indicates,” or, “It wasn’t as close as the score indicates.” It reveals that the final score is not always indicative of how close, or not, a game … Read more>

Here Come The Social Issues

January 28, 2014 | 2 comments

Today, Senate Democrats took advantage of their new “majority” by changing Senate rules and committee make up, after having won two recent special elections and holding the lieutenant governor’s tie breaking vote. The mid-session shake up is unprecedented. At one … Read more>

#Distraction

January 14, 2014 | No comments

On Saturday, Democrat Terry McAuliffe was sworn in as the 72nd Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and it didn’t take long before he dove into the “social issues” liberals have always claimed are “distractions” from the “real issues,” such … Read more>

Restitution For Eugenics Victims Tops TFF’s Legislative Agenda

January 9, 2014 | 4 comments

The Family Foundation of Virginia today released the highlights of its 2014 legislative agenda, highlighted by joining a bipartisan effort by Delegates Bob Marshall (R-13, Manassas) and Patrick Hope (D-47, Arlington County) to provide restitution to victims of Virginia’s eugenics … Read more>

Who Says Mark Warner Can’t Be Defeated?

December 19, 2013 | 3 comments

I know, I know. We’ve just had one election and one of those campaigns wasn’t settled until yesterday. You don’t want to hear about another. Not with Christmas days away. It’s time to just peace out for a while.

But … Read more>