Legislative Alerts

Virginia! Hold McAuliffe Accountable

March 27, 2015

Governor Terry McAuliffe will stop at nothing to force his reckless agenda on Virginia—even if it means breaking the law. No matter what Virginians say, he just won’t stop. Unfortunately for the governor and his special interest friends in Washington, DC, neither will we. That is why we’re going to continue to hold the governor accountable […]

Virginia: Fight the EPA with the RASP Act!

February 27, 2015

The Obama Administration’s EPA is trying to take over our energy here in Virginia. It’s proposing new rules on carbon emissions that will result in higher energy prices and fewer jobs. Thankfully our state lawmakers can do something about it. They can pass legislation that prohibits the state from implementing the EPA’s plan until all […]

Stand Against the Gas Tax Hike

January 26, 2015

Just when we thought we had some relief at the gas pump, some lawmakers on Capitol Hill have begun to call for an increase in the nation’s gas tax. This is a misguided proposal that will hurt the economy and make life more difficult for millions of Americans who have benefited significantly from the sharp drop in prices. Click […]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014J

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. […]

Study Finds Virginia Business Climate Best in Nation

July 09, 2014

by Rudy Takala A report released last week assessing state business climates placed Virginia at the top nationally, giving the state a grade of A+. The study, conducted by the Kauffman Foundation and Thumbtack and reported on in The Economist, examined state business climates by looking at a combination of tax rates, regulatory environment and […]