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Conservative Approach Nets Virginia High Marks for Economic Outlook

June 23, 2011

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has ranked Virginia 3rd in economic outlook among the 50 states. At a time when the economy is sluggish, this is welcome news for the Commonwealth.

Virginia is ranked higher than any other state east of the Mississippi River, and is the only mid-Atlantic state ranked in the top 20.

Governor Bob McDonnell should be praised for his sound, reasoned, conservative approach to governing without raising taxes. There is little wonder that Virginia is an attractive place to do business.

AFP-VA: Greenpeace Attacks Virginia Families, Jobs

June 21, 2011 J

RICHMOND - Americans for Prosperity – Virginia (AFP-VA) today rejected Greenpeace’s continued assault on Virginia families, job creation and economic growth in Virginia though a concerted misinformation campaign designed the stifle a legitimate business in the Commonwealth. As highlighted by Virginia Public Radio this week, the anti-business activist group is persistently ignoring the needs of the state, while simultaneously levying false claims against a local company, Mercury Paper.

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