The Pols Are Out And So Are Their Grades: American Conservative Union Releases Virginia General Assembly Scorecard

May 16, 2013 | 2 comments

The General Assembly wrapped up its 2013 business, officially, April 3, at the conclusion of the “Veto” session. Since then, a flurry of scorecards have been released by several organizations, including the Family Foundation’s late last week. Usually released … Read more>

General Assembly 2013, Day 3: Capitol Square Diary Returns With Quote Of The Day, Moment Of The Day

January 11, 2013 | No comments

Today we are very pleased to bring back a unique category to our blog: Capitol Square Diary. From our inception five years ago, we carved out a special online home for the best, inside-the-walls, behind-the-scenes coverage of the General Read more>

What People Think We Do, What We Think We Do, What We REALLY Do!

March 8, 2012 | 2 comments

Being a lobbyist is a uniquely fulfilling job. At least at the state level. I won’t speak for the big money lobbyists who represent the corporate and special interests in Washington, D.C., nor even the perhaps only-slightly-less-big-money- lobbyists who handle … Read more>

Quote Of The Day: Ward Armstrong, TFF's Legislator Of The Month?

February 15, 2010 | No comments

There have been some odd partnerships in the history of the General Assembly. We’ve partnered with some organizations, such as the NAACP and Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy on payday lending, for example.

But one creating the double-takes, stares … Read more>