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>

House Sensitivity Caucus Announces Annual Awards

March 12, 2012 | No comments

Although the end of session may provoke emotions ranging from physical relief (the meat grinder is over) to mental relief (the legislative sausage making is over) to melancholy (friends and colleagues going home for a year), there is one thing… Read more>

Delegate John O'Bannon, M.D., On HB 10

February 2, 2010 | No comments

Virginia News Stand: November 10, 2009

November 10, 2009 | No comments

Annotations & Elucidations Houck Not Going Anywhere The hot rumor going around was that Senator Edd Houck (D-17, Spottsylvania) would accept a job in the new McDonnell administration, thus opening up a potential re-take of the Senate by Republicans by… Read more>

Virginia News Stand: November 4, 2009

November 4, 2009 | No comments

Annotations & Elucidations  The Earthquake Edition That wasn’t a landslide last night, it was a full blown eruption. Unimaginable margins for the top three elected officials in Virginia and a massive pickup in the House of Delegates, shooting the GOP number… Read more>