Category Archives: Government Reform

Time for Public to Speak

“I urge you again to contact your Senators and Congressmen …. Tell them you believe this is an unequaled opportunity to help return America to prosperity and make government again the servant of the people.” — Ronald Reagan July 27, … Continue reading

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Still Time to Limit Governor’s Emergency Powers

Should the governor of Virginia have the power to unilaterally declare an open-ended state of emergency that indefinitely restricts Virginians’ civil and constitutional rights without a recorded vote by the General Assembly? The COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns raised this serious question. … Continue reading

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Activists throughout the country want to ban the use of natural gas, even in homes.

Read how they’ve already started this effort in Richmond by visiting: https://jeffersonpolicyjournal.com/richmond-city-may-cancel-gas-service-for-its-citizens-henrico-and-chesterfield This would cost homeowners $26,000 to retrofit to electric. Legislation in Virginia would create and protect a right to use natural gas. However, the Senate version of this … Continue reading

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Doubling Standard Deduction is Middle Class Tax Reform

The argument now dividing the General Assembly on partisan lines is not whether to cut the state income tax, but for whom. The House of Delegates goes big with a broad tax cut that brings Virginia into line with other … Continue reading

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A Clean Energy Disaster Arrives By 2050

By 2050 Virginia’s transition to wind and solar power under the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA) could add almost $200 a month on average to a residential electric bill.  Previous estimates of the consumer cost of dumping all fossil fuels … Continue reading

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