Monthly Archives: March 2010

Round 2 Against Health Care Mandates

Several weeks ago — it seems like a lifetime — the State Senate passed a series of bills stating that no Virginian could be “forced” into purchasing insurance.  After a long floor fight, the bills passed 23-17 and caused a mild … Continue reading

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Floor Fight Yields Rare Enviro Victory

Yesterday the Senate took up HB 1300 sponsored by Terry Kilgore (R-Scott) which sought to limit the ability of our State Air Board to prohibit emissions trading in “non-attainment” areas. The issue is complicated but let me take a run … Continue reading

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Eileen Wins, Bipartisan Redistricting Loses

Big Day in Richmond yesterday.  Let’s review … News Items #1:  The returns came back last night in the 41st House District special election which covers Burke Centre and Springfield.  (I have a three-precinct overlap in the Lake Braddock area). Democrat … Continue reading

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Taking a Knife to an Intellectual Gunfight

That was the description today by Del. Albert Pollard (D-Lancaster) of our Attorney General’s recent decision to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency so as to challenge the concept of “global warming.”  I stood with Albert today at a press conference organized by Democratic … Continue reading

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