Category Archives: Economy

As Cost Kills TCI in Connecticut, Virginia Dems Dig In To Defend Virginia Green New Deal Laws

The Governor of Connecticut has abandoned his efforts to enroll that state in the Transportation and Climate Initiative, an interstate compact which would impose a cap, tax and ration scheme on gasoline and diesel fuel. Virginia remains a part of … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Virginia Economy Lags National Growth

It’s official now:  Even the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC)  has documented and highlighted how poorly Virginia’s economy is performing, how far our state is lagging national growth averages. The admission comes in the most recent summary on state spending … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Anemic Growth Has Policy Roots In Richmond and Washington

Here’s the evidence why Ralph Northam is wrong when he says Virginia’s economy is great. It’s not. Continue reading

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Yes Terry, Tax Hikes Grew the State Surplus

At the September 28 debate Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe dismissed the 2021 $2.6 billion general fund revenue surplus as entirely due to extra federal COVID relief funds, which is absurd on its face. By definition, every dollar is General … Continue reading

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Could Vineyard Wind Challenge Impact Dominion’s Virginia Project?

A group of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts residents have filed suit challenging the pre-construction environmental review on a massive offshore wind complex planned off its shores.  The issues raised may have a direct impact on the similar wind energy project planned off Virginia Beach Continue reading

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