On-again, off-again sale of Virginia government broadband to private provider is on-again
On-again, off-again sale of Virginia government broadband to private provider is on-again
Johnny Kampis | November 07, 2016
“They did not give us approvals, but they told us we should move forward with the one-stage process,” Paul Elswick said.
In shooter’s wake, election group blasts ‘open borders voting’
In shooter’s wake, election group blasts ‘open borders voting’
Kenric Ward | September 29, 2016
An election-integrity group accused the federal government of “an open-borders approach to voting” after learning that a noncitizen charged in a deadly mall shooting cast several ballots since 2014.
Do we focus too much on teacher quality?
Amelia Hamilton | September 12, 2016
One of the fathers of education reform says the movement focuses too much on teacher quality.
VP hopeful Kaine’s wife resigns education position
Amelia Hamilton | July 28, 2016
Anne Holton, wife of Democrat vice president candidate Tim Kaine, has resigned her position as Virginia's education secretary.
Fear and loathing in Philly on Day 3 of the Democratic Party pageant
Fear and loathing in Philly on Day 3 of the Democratic Party pageant
M.D. Kittle | July 28, 2016
It was the biggest show so far in a convention that has been a celebration of big government and identification politics.
Farming freely: An RNC interview with Liberty Farms’ Martha Boneta
Farming freely: An RNC interview with Liberty Farms’ Martha Boneta
Heather Kays | July 18, 2016
The Republican National Convention in Cleveland is not Martha Boneta’s first time in the spotlight, but she still marvels that she can’t just spend her days quietly on the family farm. “I just wanted a farm and to be left alone,” she said in an interview with Watchdog.org. “The American dream.” Things didn’t quite work […]
Assistant AG says Virginia broadband sale OK, but issues still lurk
Assistant AG says Virginia broadband sale OK, but issues still lurk
Johnny Kampis | July 11, 2016
The deadline for the BYU-Sunset Digital deal has been pushed back to Aug. 5. The tobacco commission now wants about $28 million of its grant funding to OptiNet returned if the deal is completed.
Virginia survey determining statewide broadband access
Virginia survey determining statewide broadband access
Johnny Kampis | July 05, 2016
“Some of our cable providers have expressed a strong desire to see the results and see how they can help meet that demand,” she said.
Regulations create wide-ranging costs for coal-ash cleanups
Regulations create wide-ranging costs for coal-ash cleanups
Bruce Parker | June 29, 2016
Power companies and their customers are spending billions to meet state and federal coal ash cleanup standards. But as ratepayers will soon find out, some coal regulations are more costly than others.
Municipal broadband network sale to private provider will aid rural expansion
Municipal broadband network sale to private provider will aid rural expansion
Johnny Kampis | June 13, 2016
“People are basically raising their hands and saying, ‘Here I am,’’ he said. “They’re pretty ecstatic.”