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The Tea Party vs. smart growth

The Tea Party movement in Virginia has a new whipping boy: smart growth. One focus is Chesterfield County, the largest suburban area in the Richmond region, which has been beset with the woes of overbuilding and lax oversight for...

By Peter Galuszka  | March 7, 2011; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Va. boat bill: More than just a tax cut for the rich?

Is it more a tax cut for rich yachtsmen or a jobs-booster for Virginia's marinas? Those are the questions behind a new bill filed by Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland), who wants to allow counties to cap personal property taxes...

By Peter Galuszka  | February 14, 2011; 4:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Is Webb's departure such a disaster for Democrats?

Jim Webb's long-awaited and unsurprising announcement that he will not seek reelection as U.S. senator from Virginia has the blogosphere buzzing about who's in, who's out and whose bench is simply too small. There seem to be a number...

By Peter Galuszka  | February 10, 2011; 11:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Rough waters for George Allen

It's no surprise that George Allen wants his Senate seat back. The question for him is whether he understands how much the political landscape has changed in Virginia since his disastrous reelection run in 2006. Republican insiders say that...

By Peter Galuszka  | January 26, 2011; 12:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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The new immigration battleground

Ever wonder why white opposition to darker-skinned immigrants seems to be centered in outer suburbs such as Prince William and Stafford counties? An analysis of new Census data provides the answer. The reason, the American Community Survey reports, is...

By Peter Galuszka  | December 15, 2010; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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How curious: Cuccinelli vs. Stewart

Holy demagogue! Virginia Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli is dissing the anti-illegal-immigrant "Virginia Rule of Law Campaign" masterminded by Corey A. Stewart, chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors. Stewart has based his campaign, which involves state legislation...

By Peter Galuszka  | November 29, 2010; 5:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Older Entries in This Category »

How to keep guns out of criminals' hands, Daniel Webster, Baltimore , November 25, 2010
Legal immigrants face driver's license woes, Peter Galuszka , November 9, 2010
A long wait for safety on Route 234, David Alpert , October 18, 2010
'Throttle the poor'? I'm just hoping for a readable budget, Paige Winfield Cunningham , September 9, 2010
Virginia's immigration Know-Nothings , Peter Galuszka , September 2, 2010
Virginia's unemployment overpayments , Paige Winfield Cunningham , September 2, 2010
Why I put a hold on the Metro oversight bill, washingtonpost.com editors , August 16, 2010
When it rains, storm stories flow, washingtonpost.com editors , August 13, 2010
Virginia officials weren't whining, Paige Winfield Cunningham , August 10, 2010
Virginia protests too much on defense cuts, Peter Galuszka , August 10, 2010
What a week for Ken Cuccinelli, Peter Galuszka , August 3, 2010
Northern Virginia: New center of the hard right, Peter Galuszka , July 30, 2010
What does the Arizona decision mean for Stewart?, Peter Galuszka , July 29, 2010
Why is Virginia 'business friendly'?, Peter Galuszka , July 14, 2010
Corey Stewart wants Virginia to be Arizona, Peter Galuszka , June 25, 2010
Demand is there for passenger rail, Peter Galuszka , May 20, 2010
What will happen in Arizona? Look at Prince William, Paige Winfield Cunningham , April 29, 2010
 
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