Category Archives: State Government

Mason-Dixon Poll: Virginia Voters Support Collective Bargaining Reforms

With several localities in Virginia having passed ordinances allowing government unions a monopoly on representing public employees, the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy today released results of Mason-Dixon poll commissioned to measure certain provisions commonly contained in those ordinances. … Continue reading

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Energy Reform Agenda Inspires Multiple Pending Bills

The highest priority on a Virginia energy reform agenda proposed a few weeks ago was restoring State Corporation Commission oversight over decisions on massive renewable energy investments.  Under current law, the General Assembly has basically dictated billions of dollars in … Continue reading

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Overwhelming Support Shown for Virginia’s Sole Education Choice Program: Highest Backing Among Black Voters

As National School Choice Week 2022 concludes, the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy today released results of a polling question demonstrating the overwhelming popularity of Virginia’s sole education choice program. Support is particularly strong in the state’s Black community. … Continue reading

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The Largest Tax Relief Ever Given…

New Governor Glenn Youngkin has now submitted his tax cut proposals to the 2022 General Assembly in the form of bills and budget amendments, and if all his campaign pledges are adopted it will be the most significant tax cut … Continue reading

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Lawmaker Introduces Bills Protecting Workplace Freedom

As a handful of localities push to give government unions a monopoly over public employee contracts, lawmakers in Richmond are looking to protect public employees around the state. Del. Nick Freitas, R-Culpeper, has introduced a suite of bills to help … Continue reading

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