How the Unions Strike Gold on the Silver Line
04/18/2014 | News |
Last week, the contractor for the first phase of the Silver Line Metro extension certified that Phase One was complete. The Silver Line will eventually take riders deep into Loudoun County, beyond Washington Dulles International Airport.
What is painfully apparent to those who live in Northern Virginia, but may be missed by those in the rest of the commonwealth, is that the project is already seven months behind schedule despite the fact that this is the second...Continued »
Session Wrap-Up: Ethics and Mental Health Reform
03/11/2014 | News |
Now that the General Assembly has adjourned, there’s time to reflect on what the legislature did and didn’t accomplish this past session. Last week, I reviewed some of my own legislation, and in a future email, I’ll spend some time on the issue that is forcing us into special session—Medicaid Expansion—and offer my thoughts on meaningful reforms we can and should undertake to expand access to care in Virginia without signing on to the expansion of Obamacare here...Continued »
03/07/2014 | News |
Tomorrow, the General Assembly will adjourn—and, thanks to Obamacare, it will adjourn without adopting a budget.
More on that in a few days. For now, I want to tell you about some important legislation I was able to get through this year on issues like human trafficking, synthetic drugs, and property rights. All of these measures passed with broad bipartisan support.
The narcotics landscape has changed drastically in recent years with the rise...Continued »