Author Archives: Chap

Doing the Richmond Shuffle

It was a long day at the State Capitol yesterday.  The Senate did pass a revised State Budget (due to weakened revenue projections) and also elected a new round of judges, including Grace Carroll who will take the Circuit Court … Continue reading Continue reading

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Medicaid Expansion — When the Opportunity was Missed

Tomorrow, the Assembly will re-assemble for a special session on Medicaid expansion.  This special session was promised back in June 2014, when the Senate — under new ownership — jettisoned “Marketplace Virginia” and, instead, adopted the House Budget. At that … Continue reading Continue reading

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Crumble Brittania?

There have been so many international crises happening that a notable event in the history of Anglo-Saxon tribal politics has virtually passed unnoticed.  For the first time since spring 1861, a region populated by English-speaking peoples is seeking to separate … Continue reading Continue reading

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