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Bills Introduced for 2018 Va. General Assembly Session Include Ban on...

Today was the first day that bills could be filed for the upcoming 2018 Virginia General Assembly session, and there were some excellent ones....

Message to Our New Delegates: Stick Together!

To the new Democratic Delegates elected last Tuesday: Congratulations – your impressive victory was a shot in the arm for US democracy, which lately has...

It’s time for higher wages for working Virginians

Airport workers at Northern Virginia’s two major airports won a desperately needed pay increase earlier this week. After a two-year fight that included coordinated...

Medicaid expansion will help 3,100 residents in the 50th district

Tomorrow, the Virginia General Assembly will reconvene in Richmond for a session to determine the fate of bills that have either been vetoed or...

Does Dominion Buy Votes? Sure, But Not the Way You Think.

by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA By Djembayz – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26128831 Observers, critics, and even legislators agree...

“We are not under the gun to expand Obamacare” Richsplains Del....

Delegate James P. (aw-shucks-just-call-me-"Jimmie") Massie, III (R, VA-72) is shown on the left richsplaining to 400,000 uninsured Virginians (mostly the working poor) that his...

It’s time for voters to choose their representatives again

Government in this country works by consent of the governed. At least that's how it's supposed to work, but here in Virginia we've allowed...

Thank You DomVAPower (NOT!!!); New Scorecard Shows Solar Power #FAIL in...

Yep, thanks to Dominion Power and its bought-and-paid for legislature, regulatory agencies, etc., Virginia not only continues to lag wayyyyy behind other states in...

Virginia’s General Assembly Almost Completely Violates Concept of “Professionalism”

Over at 538.com, they've got a fascinating article entitled, How Much Should State Legislators Get Paid? Here are a few highlights, with my comments about...

How Bad Was the 2016 VA General Assembly Session? THIS Bad!

Courtesy of VPAP, this is what happens when Virginia Democrats only vote in presidential and/or "federal-only" election years. In short, when Democratic voters stay...