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War on Uber moves to Virginia [UPDATED]

If you live in a major city, you probably love Uber. This innovative ride-sharing service is loved by consumers and loathed by taxi monopolies. City Councils all across the country are trying to regulate Uber in order to limit competition for traditional taxis. Today, the Commonwealth of Virginia sent “cease and desist” letters to both Uber […]


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Fairfax County seeks to ban large gatherings at private homes

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will soon consider a proposal that would ban large gatherings in private homes in Virginia’s largest county. From Watchdog: A plan to ban “frequent and large gatherings at neighborhood homes” is a lawsuit waiting to happen, a Fairfax County supervisor predicts. Officials will get an idea Wednesday when public-comment hearings […]


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Moran doubles down, proposes housing stipend for Members of Congress

Less than one week after complaining that Members of Congress are underpaid, Congressman Jim Moran (D-Va) today proposed granting Members of Congress a housing stipend to help defray the cost of living in DC. From Moran’s website: With Congress in session 112 days in 2014, the housing stipend would be $2,800, equivalent to this year’s […]


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Retiring Rep. Moran Complains Congress is Underpaid

In a country where the median household income is $53,046, outgoing Rep. Jim Moran (VA-8) complained yesterday that, despite what Americans believe, members of Congress are underpaid. “I think the American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid,” Moran told CQ Roll Call. The comments were made during a markup of legislation to continue […]


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You did it, Virginia!

Thanks to quick action by Campaign for Liberty members and other liberty-minded Virginians, both SB 507 and HB 194 have been defeated in the 2014 session! Last Tuesday, SB 507 — which would have forced private political parties to select their candidates by taxpayer-funded primaries — was stopped by a 13-1 vote in its Senate […]


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