The Central VA Tea Party sends out a weekly list of news stories that are likely of interest to tea party supporters. While not every topic may be of interest to you, we hope that you find value in this summary.


CVTP –The Central Virginia Tea Party Press……. 3/30/15
“Knowledge is power.  Be advised or be surprised, your choice.”

Your vote always elects, even when it isn’t cast

While we sleep these two patriots are on watch – THANKS – Pair of Chesterfield residents seek answers, accountability from board

Bike Walk RVA: The local advocacy arm of the Sports Backers – sees GOLD in Chesterfield County & Richmond –

Why rob a bank when the taxpayers money is in their local government.

“Look at the happy people – we bought the beer & more” – Foreign firms soak up Virginia tax breaks

Chesterfield Supervisor Jim Holland “..The only thing I need is the money.”  Yeah! throwing more money at education.

Proffers (revenue to us) cut into their profit so “Developers offer stormwater credits for reduced proffers.”

Great idea, just use current funding, no increase … After damning schools audit, officials to weigh private fix.

Worth the read – Plenty of waste in Chesterfield school system – “Floors are mopped and waxed once a year, desks are never disinfected, and almost nothing is dusted”

Corporate welfare is alive and well in America,

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to states: EPA climate rule is illegal

Lobbying Database – check out the top spenders over the years … interesting

Washington DC is “awash” in lobbying firms and they are why you cannot afford a home in DC. “but they use your money”

Taxpayers foot bill for union work, lawmakers seek changes

WASHINGTON –  Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP’s goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law.

Congress sends president a conservative budget aimed to shrink deficits by more than $5 trillion over the coming decade, mostly by cutting health care and other benefit programs and without raising taxes.

Chesterfield County Calendar of Events

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