Huge victory for the Tea Party movement as the 10th Amendment Health Care bill passes the Democrat-controlled Senate.
Here's a great video montage from the Lobby Day rally on January 18th at the Capitol. Virginia is clawing her way back to the Constitution, one bill at a time. Keep fighting!
The Lobby Day rally was mentioned by the Washington Post again, this time in the Express Night Out newsletter. There's not much content, but the article was a fair description of the events (except for the low attendance number, but we're all accustomed to that). We tried to locate the article online for posting/linking, but were [...]
There is big news regarding the two 10th Amendment bills being considered in the General Assembly, specifically HB10 (Virginia Healthcare Freedom Act) and HB69 (Virginia Firearms Freedom Act)! We learned today that: Delegate Joseph Johnson (D) from the 4th district has co-patroned both bills, and Senator Charles Colgan (D) from the 29th district has co-patroned HB10. [...]
Today those of us in the Tea Party movement experienced a moment in history as 2,300 people descended on the State Capitol, according to Capitol Police, in support of 10th Amendment legislation. The largest rally at the State Capitol in recent history, people came from all over the state by car, bus and caravan. The [...]
Just heard today that Delegate Tom Gear and Delegate Brenda Pogge have joined as co-sponsors on the Health Care Reform Bill (HB10). Understand that Senator Ryan McDougle will also co-patron Health Care Reform Bill with Senator Jill Vogel on the senate side. Things are looking up...
Talked to Conservative HQ (Richard Viguerie) and Virginia Concerned Women for America and they are interested in joining the coalition to support the 10th Amendment bills. American Family Radio has also stated they will run radio ads for the January 18 rally for the 10th Amendment bills. WRVA's Doc Thompson is very supportive and interviewed Delegate Bob Marshall [...]
Richmond Tea Party met with the Virginia Speaker of the House, Bill Howell, last week regarding our two federalism bills. The Speaker expressed support for both bills and assured us they would make it out of Committee in the House of Delegates. He was also encouraging that these would pass the House. The first bill, [...]