Congressman Bob Goodlatte has named Pete Larkin of Roanoke as his new chief of staff and Debbie Garrett of Buena Vista as district director. Both positions will be based out of the Sixth Congressional District.
Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte says he has opposed health-care reform since the earliest stages of the effort by Democrats that led to the passage of the reform law in 2010. Karen Kwiatkowski suggests that Goodlatte may think there are two definitions of the word “oppose.” “That display of opposition was apparently just for us [...]
Bob Goodlatte tells us the Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization and Improvement Act (H.R. 4153) will improve EPA administration and effectiveness by giving states more control. It will not. Does the EPA overreach, cost too much, and use bad science in its pronouncements? Absolutely! It’s a government agency, isn’t it? Beyond this, it’s no mystery that [...]
In the Sixth District of Virginia, we don’t much like government rules and regulations, especially when they don’t pass a common sense test. The Constitution speaks of our God-given rights to be secure in our persons, property and papers – to live free. This part of Virginia lives and breathes this valued sense of who [...]
On March 6th, 5% of Virginia voters made the choice between a wealthy liberal from Massachusetts and a spunky Constitutionalist from Lake Jackson, Texas. While losing the state, Ron Paul won in the counties of Warren, Buckingham, Alleghany, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski, Floyd, Patrick, Surry, and the cities of Lynchburg, Charles City, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and the [...]
The career politician who has represented the Sixth District of Virginia for the past 20 years, and who hopes to do so for the next 20 years, has hit a speedbump. He faces a constitutional conservative challenger who lives and works in our great Shenandoah Valley. In order to determine which Republican will be elected [...]
One of my campaign slogans is “Let’s show how People Power can defeat the Money Power.” The issue of money in politics was the topic of the first piece I wrote that appeared in national media. This was back in the 1970s. There is hardly a policy issue more central to defining what America will [...]