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Early In Person Voting Information

September 15, 2021

While Election Day is not until Tuesday, November 2, 2021, in-person early voting begins Friday, September 17th. Your in-person early voting location is most likely different from your usual polling place on Election Day. To find out more details and where you need to go to vote early in-person here is the information for the localities in my […]

After voting against it earlier this year, Torian now says he supports repealing right-to-work

September 9, 2021

SEP 7, 2021 | VA Scope In an election season reversal, a powerful Democrat in the House of Delegates now says repealing Virginia’s right-to-work law is a priority to him. This comes just months after he voted to kill the legislation that would have repealed the law earlier this year. House Appropriations Chairman Luke Torian […]

James Madison University trains students that Christians, White males are ‘oppressors’

August 20, 2021

Student employees were taught oppressors have the power to define reality for themselves and others By Jessica Chasmar| Fox News FIRST ON FOX: James Madison University in Virginia is training student employees to recognize that people who identify as male, straight, cisgender, or Christian are “oppressors” that engage in the “systematic subjugation” of other social groups. According to documents obtained by Fox News, […]

Defend Our Law Enforcement

August 5, 2021

Friends, I’m in Richmond for the Special Session that Governor Northam called to allocate the over $4 billion in federal relief money that Virginia received. He might as well have just called the Democrats to Richmond because we Republicans have had little to no ability to advocate for any of our priorities.  Despite this, we […]

Wait, were these CNBC or MSNBC Rankings?

July 16, 2021

Friends, You may have seen in the news recently that CNBC ranked Virginia as the top state in which to do business. If you’re like me, your eyebrows rose when you read it. My mind immediately went to all of the liberal priorities that Governor Northam and his allies in Richmond have pushed through since […]

Businesses Unable to Fill Job Openings

June 4, 2021

NFIB’s chief economist William C. Dunkelberg, issued the following comments on NFIB’s May 2021 Jobs Report NFIB Chief EconomistWilliam Dunkelberg A record-high 48% of small business owners in May reported unfilled job openings (seasonally adjusted), according to NFIB’s monthly jobs report. May is the fourth consecutive month of record-high readings for unfilled job openings and […]

Opinion: Time for Virginia to reject federal COVID-19 unemployment benefits

May 29, 2021

By BRYAN K. STEPHENS and BOB MCKENNAFOR THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT |MAY 29, 2021 AT 6:05 PM After 15 months of varying levels of shutdown and mandated restrictions on our businesses, our economy is ready to boom once again, and we’re all ready to get back to living a normal life heading into the summer. That obviously includes reconnecting with friends and family […]

Texas governor signs law banning abortions early as 6 weeks

May 19, 2021

Fox News | May 19 Law prohibits state officials from enforcing the ban, but allows lawsuits against abortion providers. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas became the largest state Wednesday with a law that bans abortions before many women even know they are pregnant, but with a unique provision that essentially leaves enforcement to private citizens through lawsuits against doctors […]

EDITORIAL: Don’t eliminate advanced diplomas

May 18, 2021

BY THE EDITORIAL PAGE STAFF OF THE FREE LANCE-STAR May 18, 2021 UBLIC school students in Virginia are entitled to an education that best fits their specific needs. This applies not only to students who are struggling academically, but also to students who are willing and able to do accelerated work. Last month, a committee […]

Skepticism persists over new admissions policy for Thomas Jefferson High School

May 18, 2021

BY ANUJ KHEMKA / For InsideNoVa May 18, 2021 Krish Bommakanti spent two years preparing to apply to the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.  Costly test prep courses and countless hours of studying would be worth it if it meant admission to the top-ranked public high school in the nation.  But on […]