Virginia’s Transportation Debate

As a result of the historic vote this past weekend in the Virginia General Assembly, the solution to fund the state’s transportation budget is unfortunately on a fast track to be one of the highest tax increases in state history.

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Medicaid Expansion

Make no mistake, an expansion of the state’s Medicaid program carries with it a price tag, a very large price tag. Our country is slowly drowning in a sea of red ink. Expanding the Medicaid program in Virginia on a promise from the federal government to continually subsidize the program would certainly be foolhardy.

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5th District Republican Chairman Bill Stanley Comments on John Douglass’s Behavior

5th District Republican Chairman Bill Stanley Comments on John Douglass’s Behavior

Press Release

Glade Hill VA, 25 August 2012: “The bullying tactics recently displayed by John Douglass are unacceptable. As a public figure, we come to expect that we will come under more scrutiny than private citizens. It is incumbent upon us to handle ourselves with class and dignity if we wish to have the honor of representing our fellow citizens in government. Mr. Douglass showed neither class nor dignity when he decided to single out a young man trying to do his job. I call for …

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SB131 Education Improvement Scholarship Tax Credit Passes Senate

SB131 Education Improvement Scholarship Tax Credit Passes Senate

Richmond, VA – Today the Senate of Virginia passed SB131 ( Stanley/Obenshain) , which creates education improvement tax credits for private school scholarships for needy and at-risk students. “This bill is an historic beginning in changing the way we educate those who face the greatest academic challenges,” said the bill’s sponsor Senator William Stanley of Virginia’s 20th District.

He continued, “This bill will encourage local businesses and individuals to direct their hard-earned dollars to help provide for the educational needs of those who need it most …

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