Four years after the Fairfax County election board began uncovering cases of alleged voter fraud, the local prosecutor has not taken action, and has nothing to say.Read More →
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In search of “sustainable” food sources, a federal dietary panel is grazing the wrong pastures, critics warn.
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is building a new food pyramid with fruits, plants and dairy as the prime ingredients.
Beef and poultry are nowhere to be found.
Potential juror after potential juror strode into the stately courtroom on Monday, their uncertain and inquisitive eyes glimpsing, most of them for the first time in person, the man they until six months ago called their governor.Read More →
At a time when American’s confidence in Congress and Washington in general is at historic lows, both Democratic Sen. Mark Warner and his Republican challenger Ed Gillespie will have to prove they’re not Washington men.Read More →
Gov. Terry McAuliffe took the time to do a lot of things since last week. But none of them had to do with answering a growing public concern about illegal immigration in Virginia and the nation.Read More →
Unemployment numbers in Virginia aren’t too bad, but economists still say there’s room for improvement.
Unemployment is down in Virginia from 5.7 percent a year ago and is lower than the national rate (6.1 percent), according to the Virginia Employment Commission. Virginia’s jobless rate stood at 5.3 percent in June, up from 5.1 percent in May.
Keith Hall, a senior research fellow at George Mason’s Mercatus Center in Fairfax, said he thinks Virginia needs continued growth in the labor market and he’s worried about what the government is doing to raise the cost of hiring.Read More →