Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia’s 11th District ripped public health officials during Friday’s congressional hearing on Ebola for reassuring the public at the risk of the public’s safety and to the detriment of the Obama administration’s credibility.Read More →
More than $5.2 million in “tobacco” grants to Virginia communities have disappeared, leaving some of the state’s most depressed areas deeper in the red.
From July 2007 until October 2014, 22 localities defaulted on Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund (TROF) grants or owe the Virginia Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission money, said Ned Stephenson, the commission’s deputy director.
The county, ironically, is represented by Terry Kilgore, the chairman of the Virginia Tobacco Commission.Read More →
Virginia Millenials have some interesting ideas and political preferences.Read More →
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. — Dominion Power is firing back at opponents by shooting down what it calls “myths” over the utility’s proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
A hot-button issue is the potential use of eminent domain to seize private property along the natural gas pipeline’s projected 550-mile route across the state.
Rural groups in [...]
It’s no surprise that the federal government wastes tax dollars. Where it wastes your hard-earned dollars, however, can be a little more shocking.Read More →
It looks as if members of the Ben Franklin Privacy Caucus have more work to do.Read More →