Category Archives: Government Reform

Richmond’s unfinished business: tax indexing

Most Virginians are painfully aware ­­­­that it’s becoming much more difficult to make ends meet. Prices for fo­­­­od, housing, gasoline and other necessities have soared. Inflation hit a 40-year high of 9.1 percent in June, the largest yearly increase since … Continue reading

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Jefferson Institute Legal Analysis: Performance Standard for Offshore Wind Farm is Proper

Despite Dominion Energy Virginia’s complaints that the Virginia State Corporation Commission has exceeded its authority, a legal analysis provided by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy finds that the SCC’s proposed performance standard for an offshore wind project is … Continue reading

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No MVP in this Trading Deal?

And now, from our “I’ll believe it when I see it” department, comes the expectation that passage of President Joe Biden’s new corporate tax hike and green energy incentives package will be followed by a smooth path to completion for … Continue reading

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Five Reasons To Reject Offshore Wind Project (The video shows Number Five)

Researchers at the University of Virginia are part of an ongoing effort to redesign wind turbines to be both more efficient and better protected from storm-scale winds, as described in this video you can find on a university website. What is the … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Scholarship Tax Credits: An Educational Beacon of Hope

There is more to love about education in Virginia thanks to the budget Governor Glenn Youngkin signed into law on June 22, 2022. It contains the largest education budget in Virginia history at $3.2 billion, $900 million for Historically Black Colleges and … Continue reading

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