Category Archives: Legislation

THOMAS SOWELL ON WHO SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT

Just in case you missed it. Here is straightforward explanation of Who Shut Down the Government? by Thomas Sowell. Even when it comes to something as basic, and apparently as simple and straightforward, as the question of who shut down the federal government, … Continue reading

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THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN/DEBT CEILING BATTLES — WHAT’S AT STAKE?

As our President and Congress war in Washington D.C., we can easily lose focus on the fundamental issues. “Human interest” stories abound. Instead of focusing what the President and his party and the House Republicans seek to gain, we can … Continue reading

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DOUBT, DENIAL, DECEPTION, AND DISOBEDIANCE

Many in Manassas and Prince William County work for the Federal Government. Therefore, because the Federal Government is partially shutdown, many have stayed home, temporarily laid off. Why is this going on? The answer lies in our sinful nature. Because it is told with … Continue reading

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VIRGINIA’S BALLOT INITIATIVES

Here in Virginia we have two proposals to amend our state’s constitution. The details can be found at the Virginia State Board of Elections website. You just need Adobe Acrobat (a free download), to read the descriptions. Amending Section 11 … Continue reading

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WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY? — PART 3

The big news out of the General Assembly is that Governor Bob McDonnell signed off on HB 5005 House of Delegates and Senate districts; changes in boundaries. The Redistricting Plans maps are provided here. What’s in the news? Gov. McDonnell to … Continue reading

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WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY? — PART 2

What is the latest from the General Assembly? Here are links to some news articles. SB 924: Hospitals, nursing homes, etc.; regulations required of Board of Health – This bill requires the Board of Health to promulgate regulations containing minimum standards for policies … Continue reading

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WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY? — PART 1

Here is a list of some of the major bills moving forward in the General Assembly and links to news articles. House Bill 2527: Va. Transportation Infrastructure Fund and Va. Transportation Infrastructure Bank – This is Governor Bob McDonnell’s transportation plan. … Continue reading

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