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By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org | May 28, 2015 2:47 PM
The campaign of Republican House challenger Susan Stimpson is going to court.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | May 26, 2015 9:15 AM
In a curious twist to the closing of Sweet Briar College, records show the school’s financial position was more precarious a decade ago.
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org | May 25, 2015 5:00 AM
With its proximity to Washington, D.C., and major military bases like in Norfolk, it’s a shock to no one this Memorial Day that active and retired military play a heavy role in Virginia.
By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org | May 22, 2015 1:20 PM
From a million dollar deadbeat in New York to a killer mural in Milwaukee, it’s been a busy week in education.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | May 22, 2015 5:00 AM
Attorney General Mark Herring’s office wants $19,501.50 to fulfill a Freedom of Information Act inquiry into his lawyers consulting with Sweet Briar College officials in the months leading up to the decision to close the women’s school.
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org | May 21, 2015 5:00 AM
The Fairfax County Police Department uses 26 automatic license plate readers to scan drivers’ tags in hopes of catching people breaking the law
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org | May 18, 2015 5:00 AM
If you don’t have much competition in your local legislative races, you’re not alone.
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org | May 13, 2015 5:00 AM
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Government officials from Hampton, Virginia, to Topeka, Kansas, are looking to boost cigarette taxes to bolster revenues, but critics say bureaucrats should keep their hands off smokers’ butts. Plenty of unsympathetic non-smokers — especially those representing tobacco-free campaigns and organizations — fully support the movement, emphasizing the importance of [...]
By Kaitlyn Speer | Watchdog.org | May 11, 2015 5:00 AM
While Virginia attempts to pump up wind power, congressional legislation is blowing the other way. H.R. 1901, by Rep. Kenny Marchant, R-Texas, and Mike Pompeo, R-Kansas, would eliminate the wind Production Tax Credit that subsidizes so-called “green energy” projects.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | May 11, 2015 5:00 AM | 200
Former presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich says state Senate candidate Vince Haley’s call to abolish Virginia’s income tax is “brilliant.”