Capital News Service

ALEC: Smart or smarm?

On issues ranging from tax credits for private school tuition to a homeowner’s right to kill an intruder, several bills before the 2012 General Assembly resembled model laws proposed by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). […]

From the Rappahannock News

Assembly adjourns, will return for budget

House Speaker William J. Howell on Sunday hailed the General Assembly’s just-concluded regular session a success, citing the passage of legislation to create jobs, improve public education and reform public employees’ pension plan. […]


Editorial: Not-so-super Tuesday

Virginia may have been one of the 11 states comprising the huge delegate battle for the Republican presidential primary on so-called Super Tuesday this week, but for us here in Rappahannock County it was anything […]

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Letter: Rein in the school spending

I finally was able to really digest the superintendent’s preliminary proposed 2012-2013 Rappahannock County school budget. I need the Pepto-Bismol.  I fully agree with Jeffrey Knight’s assessment he so eloquently stated in last week’s Rappahannock News, […]


Romney wins county, state

With only two candidates on the ballot for so-called Super Tuesday’s Republican primary in Virginia, turnout was expected to be light; it was just that. About 5 percent of the state’s total registered voters handed […]