The Hill: Biden’s Department of Education begins new war on charter schools

April 19, 2022

Every parent wants their child to have access to a good education. But it’s no secret that your zip code makes a world of difference. Children in poor urban communities, who are overwhelmingly students of color, don’t have the same opportunities as students from the suburbs. Their public schools often fail them at the most … ...

Medeiros v. Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources

April 14, 2022

Jim Medeiros and his family run their own business, White Oak Meadows, on land they bought in 2012 in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Located outside of Richmond, the family cultivates environmentally responsible forest and farm products, including beef and poultry raised solely on grasses and native vegetation. Ranching can be a tough-enough industry ...

The Hill: The Supreme Court should rebuke the EPA’s unconstitutional lawmaking

February 22, 2022

In a recent article, former Environmental Protection Agency Assistant Administrator Susan Parker Bodine recalls rebuffing a proposed rule that would have required local communities to obtain a costly Clean Water Act permit to transfer their sewage to larger, consolidated municipal treatment systems for treatment and discharge. When Bodine confronte ...

Defending the separation of powers is a nonpartisan issue… or at least it should be

February 22, 2022

Virginia recently passed a bipartisan law that will give parents the right to choose whether their children wear masks in schools. School mask requirements have been a hotly debated issue across the country since schools reopened after the initial COVID pandemic lockdowns. Whether you are pro-mask, anti-mask, or somewhere in between, we should all ...

Supreme Court will review EPA’s navigable waters overreach

January 24, 2022

Washington, D.C.; January 24, 2022: The Supreme Court of the United States announced today that it will hear the case of an Idaho couple who have been in a 15-year battle with the federal government over plans to build a home on their residential lot. As Chantell and Mike Sackett began construction on what they … ...

Issues & Insights: Cuomo’s many abuses show why the separation of powers matters

January 18, 2022

During the COVID-19 pandemic, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was breathlessly heralded as “the politician of the moment” and the “authoritative voice in the crisis.” His press briefings were carried live on all major news networks and even won him an Emmy. He was seen as decisive and in charge, and he even wrote R ...