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Transportation Bill Letter To Bob McDonnell

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 [...]

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Tracking Virginia legislation online

Virginia’s General Assembly begins Wednesday, January 9.  And there are a few different ways to follow the bills online. And of course, you can track bills right here on this website through Richmond Tea Party’s Action Center!  

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Limits on Eminent Domain Up For Vote

Virginia’s General Assembly has directed that a measure be placed on the ballot this November asking citizens to vote on an amendment to the commonwealth’s constitution that will firmly establish private property rights. For most of U.S. history, people had assumed that the right to their property was sacred and government could take it from [...]

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VA Speaker Howell on Supreme Court Decision

Statement of Speaker William J. Howell Regarding Today’s Ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act RICHMOND, VA – Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement today following the release of the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: “I was very disappointed to [...]

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Mark Obenshain: Update on the Legislative Session

Received Via Email: According to the calendar, today is the last day of session. And it would be, too, if we had a budget. With the clock ticking down to zero, however, it looks like we’re going into overtime. We will take up a few bills in conference today, but the budget towers over every [...]

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“Virginia Senate Democrats prove their loyalty to unions over children”

“Virginia Senate Democrats prove their loyalty to unions over children” February 16, 2011 (Richmond, Virginia) – The Virginia Tea Party Federation, a coalition of 40 tea party/patriot/912 groups across the state of Virginia, is outraged by the actions of the Virginia Senate Finance Committee yesterday on HB 2314 – Income Tax Credit for Education.  Despite [...]

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Deeds & Puckett Thank You For Protecting Private Property Rights

Virginia Tea Party Patriot Federation Thanks Senate Democrats Deeds and Puckett for Protecting Private Property Rights February 15, 2011 (Richmond, Virginia) – Despite the attempts of some Senate Democrats, and special interest groups, HJ 693 (Constitutional amendment; taking or damaging of private property for public use) was saved and voted out of the Senate Privileges [...]

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