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>

Primary Thoughts

August 25, 2011 | 2 comments

Repeal Amendment Defeated, Property Rights On Hold In Senate P&E

January 18, 2011 | 1 comment

This morning, the Senate Privileges and Elections Sub-Committee on Constitutional Amendments voted 4-3, on a party line vote, against SJ 280, the Repeal Amendment. The proposed resolution would, if enacted through a constitutional convention called for by state legislatures, … Read more>

With Signing Of Health Care Freedom Act, National Health Care Fight Moves To Virginia

March 26, 2010 | 2 comments

As the General Assembly began in January, perhaps the most anticipated legislative debate was going to be over the Virginia Health Care Freedom Act. How would this legislation — written to exempt Virginians from the unprecedented individual mandate in the … Read more>

How The Historic Senate Vote On Health Care Freedom Happened

February 1, 2010 | 2 comments

It’s not hyberbole to say this afternoon’s Senate vote was historic. The legislation it passed in three identically worded bills – SB 283, SB 311 and SB 417 – guarantees Virginians the right to freely choose their health care options irregardless of federal government … Read more>

Here Are The Five Senate Democrats Who Voted For Health Care Freedom

February 1, 2010 | 1 comment

The five Virginia Senate Democrats who voted for SB 283, SB 311 and SB 417, the Senate bill for health care freedom and defense of the 10th Amendment, are: Senators Charles Colgan (D-29, Manassas) and Phil Puckett (D-38, Read more>