Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (Feb. 7, 2017) – Today, the Virginia House passed a bill that would set the foundation to reject the EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” in practice. Del. Israel O’Quinn (R-Bristol) introduced House Bill 1974 (HB1974) on Jan. 10. The legislation would prohibit the Department of Environmental Quality from unilaterally implementing EPA Clean Power Plan emission requirements.…

RICHMOND, Va. (Feb. 7, 2017) – Today, the Virginia House passed a bill that would set the foundation to reject the EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” in practice. Del. Israel O’Quinn (R-Bristol) introduced House Bill 1974 (HB1974) on Jan. 10. The legislation would prohibit the Department of Environmental Quality from unilaterally implementing EPA Clean Power Plan emission requirements.…

RICHMOND, Va. (Feb 3, 2017) – A Virginia bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom passed the state House yesterday. Del. R. Steven Landes (R-Verona) introduced House Bill 2053 (HB2053) on Jan. 10. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute insurance, thereby freeing doctors and patients from…

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 25, 2017) – A Virginia House bill that would set the foundation to reject the EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” in practice cleared its first hurdle yesterday, passing an important committee. Del. Israel O’Quinn (R-Bristol) introduced House Bill 1974 (HB1974) on Jan. 10. The legislation would prohibit the Department of Environmental Quality from unilaterally implementing…

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 24, 2016) – A Virginia House bill would legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state, setting the foundation to effectively nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. Introduced by Rep. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), House Bill 2135 (HB2135) would permit the use of marijuana as long as “the substance was obtained…

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 24, 2017) – A Virginia bill that would remove sales taxes from some purchases of gold and silver passed an important House committee yesterday. The legislation would take an important first step toward encouraging its regular use as currency and breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. A bipartisan coalition of delegates…

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 24, 2017) – A Virginia bill that would remove sales taxes from some purchases of gold and silver passed an important House committee yesterday. The legislation would take an important first step toward encouraging its regular use as currency and breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. A bipartisan coalition of delegates…

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 20, 2017) – A Virginia bill that would remove sales taxes from some purchases of gold and silver passed an important House subcommittee Wednesday. The legislation would take an important first step toward encouraging its regular use as currency and breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. A bipartisan coalition of delegates…

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 17, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Virginia House would take a small, but important, first step in setting the foundation to reject the EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” in practice. Del. Israel O’Quinn (R-Bristol) introduced House Bill 1974 (HB1974) on Jan. 10. The legislation would prohibit the Department of Environmental Quality from…