Category: Bills

Roosters Rule The Roost

On a scale of children to chicken, who do you think gets more protection in this country?  Based on the last eight years of interstate legislation, roosters rule the roost.  Back in 2007, it took just one try to outlaw…

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Senate Passes Violence Against Due Process Act

The Senate voted today (13th) to reauthorize and expand the unconstitutional Violence Against Women Act (S.47).   This bill vitiates due process, interjects the federal government into local law enforcement issues, violates the rights of citizens charged for domestic violence crimes…

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VA House Republicans Pass Sales Tax Increase

Governor McDonnell’s sales tax hike has passed the House.  This will be the third time Virginia Republicans have attempted to increase the sales tax to pay for transportation projects. HB 2313 eliminates the Virginia  gas tax and raises the sales tax…

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Virginia Seeks To Check “Card Check”

The Virginia General Assembly is not set to begin until  January 9 but already the wheels are starting to turn. The Senate’s Privileges and Elections Committee recently passed a bill that calls for amending the state’s constitution to guarantee voter…

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Gutting The Military

Last week Obama signed the Sequestration Transparency Act and by September 6, he will be required to provide taxpayers and Congress a plan addressing the defense cuts he insisted be part of the Sequestration, even though his own defense secretary,…

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More Feel Good Legislation To Placate the Peasants

Rep. Edward Whitfield, R-KY, introduced  HR 4471,  the “Gasoline Regulations Act” that would force the EPA to reveal how its environmental rules and regulations impact gas prices and job growth. The bill, which cleared Committee on May 17, 2012, would create the  Transportation Fuels…

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