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 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.