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Republican Party of Virginia Selects Primary Over Convention for 2016

By |2018-05-23T00:02:38-04:00June 27th, 2015|Categories: Elections, Featured, Government|Tags: , , , , , |

The Republican Party of Virginia SCC (State Central Committee) voted today to hold a primary instead of a nominating convention for 2016. This also means that Virginia’s ultimate republican candidate could win the nomination with only a fraction of the vote, since there will be so many candidates running. The winning candidate could end up with < 20% of the vote. It's worthy to note that the SCC members voted to have the final vote via secret ballot, so that [...]

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A Letter to Virginia Republicans

By |2019-05-11T16:12:05-04:00May 17th, 2014|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , |

GOP State Central Committee member and tea party leader Travis Witt penned some very frank comments regarding some of the shenanigans underway across the state. Read it all below: Where is the condemnation? As a member of the Republican Party of Virginia’s State Central Committee, l am learning that some Republicans resemble chameleons. The Republican Creed of Virginia is ignored. The carrot of power is sought as principle replaces pragmatism. Honesty is not their best policy. Giving or raising money [...]

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Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation / Middle Resolution LG & AG Candidate Vetting Process

By |2019-05-11T16:12:09-04:00April 30th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Two Major Elements to the Vetting Process Campaign Viability One-hour individual interviews with each candidate on 32 questions covering political philosophy, conservative principles, and major issues   Phase #1: Campaign Viability In early February the 7 LG and 2 AG candidates were sent a list of 21 questions, requesting Confidential answers on topics including: Campaign planning, structure, and strategy Campaign manager, staff, consultants Opposition research (Both inward and outward) Fundraising plan and results Unique aspects of the campaign On April [...]

Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation and Middle Resolution Select Corey Stewart for Lieutenant Governor and Mark Obenshain for Attorney General

By |2019-05-11T16:12:09-04:00April 29th, 2013|Categories: Featured, News, Press Release|Tags: , , |

For Immediate Release                                                                            April 29, 2013 Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation Contact: Mark Daugherty            (540) 885-5627 Email: trail100liberty@gmail.com Middle Resolution PAC Contact: Angie Parker                                             (804) 746-1508 Email: angie@middleresolution.org   Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation and Middle Resolution Select Corey Stewart for Lieutenant Governor and Mark Obenshain for Attorney General   (Richmond, VA) – “Corey Stewart placed first in the joint Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation/Middle Resolution comprehensive Lieutenant Governor candidate vetting process, held on [...]

Transportation Bill Letter To Bob McDonnell

By |2013-03-07T00:32:22-04:00March 7th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Legislative|Tags: , , |

Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation Fiscal Responsibility         Constitutional Government         Free Markets   March 1, 2013   Governor Robert F. (Bob) McDonnell Patrick Henry Building, 3rd Floor 1111 East Broad Street Richmond, VA 2329   Dear Governor McDonnell:   Veto HB2313 The Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation advocates Founding Principles including fiscal responsibility, Constitutionally-limited government, and free markets. The Republican creed states that the free enterprise system is the most productive supplier of human needs and economic justice. In addition, the creed [...]

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Virginia Physicians For Reform Tour

By |2019-05-11T16:12:18-04:00September 13th, 2012|Categories: Events, Featured, Healthcare, News|Tags: , , |

Physicians For Reform Virginia Tour presents Dr. C.L. Gray, MD on "Healthcare Reform and What It Means for You" A series of Town Halls throughout Virginia (Free Admission to the Public) Tuesday Sept. 18th - NOVA 7:30-9:00pm Executive Conference & Training Center 22685 Holiday Park Drive, Suite 60 Sterling, VA 20166 Wednesday Sept. 19th - RICHMOND 7-9pm American Legion Post 175 8700 Bell Creek RD Mechanicsville VA 23116 Thursday Sept. 20th - RICHMOND 7-9pm Deep Run High School (1,200-seat auditorium) [...]

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For Immediate Release – Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation Opposes 2012 Tax Credit Legislation

By |2019-05-11T16:12:31-04:00February 14th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Legislative, News, Press Release|Tags: |

For Immediate Release                                                            February 14, 2012 Contact: Mark Daugherty                                                                    540-885-5627 Email: trail100liberty@gmail.com                                                        540-255-1431 Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation- Alert to Virginia Taxpayers “Tax Code Infested With Special-Interest Tax Credits” (Richmond, VA) – “From beehives to spaceflight, from social engineering to coal mines,  many special interest groups want a tax credit,” said Mark Daugherty, Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation, Chairman.  “What they are looking for is a legal and financial advantage over fellow Virginians.” Last November, a JLARC - [...]

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CoLA Scorecard Bill Summaries

By |2019-05-11T16:12:32-04:00January 31st, 2012|Categories: Featured, Legislative|Tags: |

SUPPORT: HB10 re: Taxes -- SUPPORT BPOL tax; maximum fee and tax rates established by a locality. This bill supports Va Small Business. The bill makes changes to business taxes that are highly punitive to start up and small businesses as the tax is currently charged on gross receipts. A business owes these taxes regardless of their profitability.  The business community has been trying to change this tax for years.   HB27 re: Cap and Trade / Agenda 21 -- [...]

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Why is the budget not a “budget?”

By |2019-05-11T16:12:48-04:00June 7th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

VA BUDGET QUESTIONS by Tom Cranmer - Why is the budget not a "budget?" It is more of a forecast of revenues and expenditures. - Why are expenditures self-adjusting? By law they have to be balanced with revenues. In 2010 VA had a $400 million surplus. The Sunshine Review reported the "Revenue Stabilization Fund has shrunken from $1.19 billion in 2006 to $295 million in 2010." - What are the biggest tricks in the budget? To delay funding $600 million [...]

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