Religious Liberty Bill Passes House, Education Bills Pass Senate Committee

February 27, 2014 | 5 comments

Yesterday, the House of Delegates passed SB 236, a bill for The Family Foundation that protects the rights of public school students to express their faith at various school events, on a vote of 64-34. The bill now heads… Read more>

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>

Quotes Of The Day

January 25, 2011 | No comments

That’s not a typo. We have multiple Quotes of the Day today. One, this morning, occurred in the House Education Sub-committee on Standards of Quality. It was considering a bill from Delegate John O’Bannon (R-73, Henrico) on childhood obesity that Read more>

Virginia School Board Association: 'We Philosophically Oppose Educational Choice'!

February 10, 2010 | 1 comment

Today, in a House Appropriation’s sub-committee, one of the most fascinating — and revealing — debates we’ve seen this session occurred concerning school choice. HB 599, patroned by Delegate Jimmie Massie (R-72, Henrico), creates a tax credit for individuals… Read more>

Can The States Stop Nationalized Health Care? Bob Marshall Says, "Yes"

January 4, 2010 | 1 comment

As mentioned here (and according to the AP), 13 attorneys general are preparing to file suit on behalf of their states to block any eventual nationalization of America’s health care system — or at least leave their states free… Read more>