Tommy Wright, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

opinion

His thoughts — A win for life

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and it did not mince words. The court stated ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, June 30, 2022 12:45 pm

opinion

His thoughts — Oh, Happy Day

It took longer than usual, but on Friday, June 17, the General Assembly passed the commonwealth’s biennial budget for 2022-24. Gov. Glenn Youngkin has indicated ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, June 23, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His thoughts — Changes expected this week on budget, abortion, guns

This week is likely to be an eventful one. Not only will the General Assembly receive the Governor’s amendments to the budget, the United States ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, June 16, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His thoughts — Takin’ care of business

On June 1, the Virginia House of Delegates voted 88 yeas and 7 nays to adopt the Conference Report for House Bills 29 and 30, ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, June 10, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His thoughts — Lots to like in compromise budget

The final product of the Conference Committee isn’t the House budget or the Senate budget. Instead, it’s a compromise that accomplishes most of our goals ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, June 2, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His thoughts —Report Card of the Year

The report Gov. Glenn Youngkin ordered on his first day in office is in, and the results aren’t pretty. Said simply, Virginia has maintained an ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, May 26, 2022 12:30 pm

opinion

His thoughts — Predicted effects of shutdowns materialize

It was obvious from the first months of the pandemic. Parents could see it as they watched their children quickly lose interest in the screens ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, May 20, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His thoughts — Roe v. Wade

Calling the leaked draft opinion from Justice Alito a bombshell undersells its significance. If it does in fact reflect the majority opinion of the Supreme ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, May 12, 2022 12:00 pm

opinion

His thoughts — Session update

Last week’s reconvened session was unique. Not so much for the amendments and vetoes acted upon, but for the way the minority party chose to ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, May 6, 2022 3:40 pm

Guest columns

His thoughts — Let’s get ready to rumble

The Reconvened Session on April 27 is likely to be a lengthy session given the number of actions taken by Governor Youngkin. Governor Youngkin has ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Sunday, May 1, 2022 3:34 pm

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