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Bacon's Rebellion was an armed rebellion in 1676 by Virginia settlers led by Nathaniel Bacon against the rule of Governor William Berkeley. The colony's dismissive policy as it related to the political challenges of its western frontier, along with other challenges including leaving Bacon out of his inner circle, refusing to allow Bacon to be a part of his fur trade with the Indians, and Doeg Indian attacks, helped to motivate a popular uprising against Berkeley, who had failed to address the demands
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Has City Population Growth Leveled Off?

Bacon's Rebellion - 20 Sep 2018
Bacon's bottom line: I concur with Lombard's analysis. Cities have limited space for infill development, and established neighborhoods resist re-development at higher densities. There is a significant unmet demand for walkable urbanism found in the ...
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Virginia State/Local Taxes Per Capita: $4457

Bacon's Rebellion - 20 Sep 2018
State and local tax collections per capita in Virginia amounted to $4,457 in fiscal 2015, ranking the Old Dominion as the 23rd highest taxed state in the country, according to the Tax Foundation. We are the most heavily taxed state in the Southeast.
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Hurricane Response Challenged By State Senators

Bacon's Rebellion - 20 Sep 2018
On Monday, Secretary of Finance Aubrey Layne talked about the cost of Virginia's response to Hurricane Florence with little controversy, and that was before the storm spawned a series of tornadoes striking Mecklenburg County and Metro Richmond.
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BVG Makes Case for Virginia as Offshore Wind Supply-Chain Hub

Bacon's Rebellion - 20 Sep 2018
Virginia is very well positioned to establish a supply-chain hub for an East Coast wind-power industry, says a report written by offshore-wind consulting firm BVG Associates and underwritten by the Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club. Although Virginia ...
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ACLU: The System, Not Female Prisoners, Guilty

Bacon's Rebellion - 19 Sep 2018
Bacon's bottom line: A handful of ACLU recommendations might be worth considering, such as raising the felony threshold for property crimes, and steering women into substance-abuse programs as a first-time alternative to jail and prison. But one doesn ...
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A Model Transfer Program That Should Be Copied

Bacon's Rebellion - 14 Sep 2018
Under prodding from the General Assembly that goes back years, Virginia's four-year institutions are finally developing an easier path from community college to a bachelor's degree. Unfortunately for students, it is spreading slowly. Unfortunately for ...
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Bacon's Rebellion

Bacon's Rebellion - 14 Sep 2018
So, who were those 3,000 Puerto Ricans who died because of Hurricane Maria last year? What killed them? The storm down south and the controversy swirling over our illustrious President's defensive tweet sent me searching for data. It turns out there is ...
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Shocker: Positive Signs from Washington Metro

Bacon's Rebellion - 19 Sep 2018
I have relentlessly criticized the Washington Metro system for years, but I have to give credit to management under General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld for trying to steer the dysfunctional mass transit system in a fiscally sustainable direction. Today's ...
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Will Virginia Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use?

Bacon's Rebellion - 17 Sep 2018
“How To Get Rich in Virginia the Surefire Easy Way: Studies in Opportunities in Crony Capitalism in the Commonwealth!” You too djrippert should give us a full course here on Bacon's Rebellion. I bet the ways and opportunities run up into the hundreds.
bacon's rebellion

Empower College Trustees with More Data

Bacon's Rebellion - 18 Sep 2018
James P. Toscano, president of Partners for College Affordability & Public Trust (a former sponsor of Bacon's Rebellion), delivered some ideas worth considering to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) this morning. “When only one ...
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VA CPAs Say Conform, Hold Tax Funds for Later

Bacon's Rebellion - 18 Sep 2018
The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) Monday called on the 2019 Virginia General Assembly to conform Virginia tax with recent federal changes, to track and sequester the hundreds of millions of dollars in higher taxes thus ...
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US News Adds Another Perverse Incentive

Bacon's Rebellion - 17 Sep 2018
Paul Glastris, editor-in-chief of the Washington Monthly, has long been a critic of the U.S. News & World-Report Best Colleges ranking. Writing in the Washington Post, he offers an analysis that is identical in ways to the indictment of America's ...
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Chain Reaction: Tuition Rises Due To Higher Tuition

Bacon's Rebellion - 18 Sep 2018
Increased pay for faculty and administrators is one of the major cost drivers behind the continuing climb in tuition and fee charges, a member of the House Appropriations Committee staff told that committee Monday. As those charges climb, the ...
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Bacon Bits: In with the New, Out with the Old

Bacon's Rebellion - 17 Sep 2018
In with the new… Data Center Alley too hot to handle. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) has sold 424 acres west of Dulles International Airport to data-center developer Digital Realty Trust for an eye-popping $236.5 million — $558 ...
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Metro's Other Funding Crisis

Bacon's Rebellion - 11 Sep 2018
Bacon's bottom line: It is all but pre-ordained that Metro will be back in a few years begging for another bail-out, this time to cover its retirement obligations. Virginians, prepare to open up your pocketbooks yet again for the mass transit system ...
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Dump the Nonsense in Coming Conformity Debate

Bacon's Rebellion - 09 Sep 2018
Mr. Chairman, I seek permission to revise and extend my remarks – in this case a guest column in today's Washington Post on the topic of income tax conformity. For about a month now the inbox has been filling up with nonsense (and some wisdom) from ...
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Virginia and the Next Global Debt Crisis

Bacon's Rebellion - 15 Sep 2018
Ten years ago the Lehman Brothers debacle precipitated the financial meltdown we associate with the Great Recession, and the financial media are full of retrospectives. A key question is what lessons we learned from the epic failure. The main ...
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Distracting from the Big Issues at W&L

Bacon's Rebellion - 09 Sep 2018
Washington & Lee University is the latest in a growing line of higher-ed institutions to engage in navel gazing and self-flagellation over its historical role in slavery and racial oppression. While honesty and candor in such matters is always called ...
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Northam To Ask Again To Spend Carbon Fees

Bacon's Rebellion - 05 Sep 2018
(Here's an earlier discussion of RGGI on Bacon's Rebellion, and here is the Richmond Times-Dispatch coverage of the meeting.) The draft regulation pending at the Department of Environmental Quality would have the money paid to RGGI in the auctions ...

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