Virginia’s top headlines – April 19

By   /  April 19, 2017  /  News, Virginia  /  No Comments

WTOP.com; Governor wants Redskins to build stadium in N. Virginia; should state money be involved? The Washington Redskins practice in Virginia; their corporate home is in Virginia, and most of the players and coaches live in Virginia. But they play their home games in Maryland. Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants to change that. He’s spent hours, and […]

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Commentary: Certificate of need laws don’t help with charity care

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Commentary, Crony Capitalism, Health Care, Regulations, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Virginia has some of the strictest CON laws in the country.

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In race for Virginia governor, former congressman stokes anti-Trump angst

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  News, Politics & Elections, Virginia  /  No Comments

Tom Perriello hopes to turn Virginia Democrats’ distaste for President Donald Trump against his own party’s establishment choice for governor.

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Watered-down Virginia bill no longer limits government broadband growth

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  News, Technology, Virginia  /  No Comments

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“Taxpayers need oversight of these projects and we need answers,” he told Watchdog.org. “When you have watered-down bills like this you don’t get the oversight to make sure taxpayers dollars aren’t wasted.”

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Kaine gets it wrong on school choice and Virginia’s past

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  Education Blog, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Christian Schneider, a member of USA Today‘s Board of Contributors and a columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, took Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to task for trying to tie school choice programs to his state’s sorry history of massive resistance to school desegregation. “When African-American leaders like Howard Fuller and Wisconsin state Rep. Annette “Polly” Williams […]

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Little data to support contention that sanctuary-city policies help police

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  Federal government, Immigration, News, Texas, Virginia  /  No Comments

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The oft-repeated claim that local enforcement of immigration law scares witnesses from reporting crime turns out to be an urban legend. In fact, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement allows fast-track visa approval for victims and witnesses of crimes.

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