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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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American Higher Ed: Innovative, Adaptable, Transformative

Bacon's Rebellion - 16 Jan 2018
Here's a puzzle: Americans love their own colleges and universities and yet are suspicious of and even disdainful of colleges and universities in general. Why is that? Polls show that the great majority of Americans who graduated from college are ...
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The Political Economy of the Metro Bailout

Bacon's Rebellion - 08 Jan 2018
Funding for Washington's Metro commuter rail system is shaping up as a bruiser of a fight in the 2018 General Assembly session. Metro's management says it needs at least $500 million yearly in government support — $150 million from Virginia — to meet ...
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About Time: the Assembly to Livestream Hearings

Bacon's Rebellion - 08 Jan 2018
The Pocahontas Building, new housing in an old building for state legislators while the General Assembly Building undergoes renovations. Photo credit: Richmond Times-Dispatch. Long overdue but welcome nonetheless: The House of Delegates and the State ...
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A Fresh Take on Workforce Development

Bacon's Rebellion - 10 Jan 2018
Once a national leader in economic growth and surveys of best states to do business, Virginia has lagged most other states in economic performance in recent years, Stephen Moret, president of the Virginia Department of Economic Development Partnership ...
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Not a Good Sign: Deadline Missed for Metro Safety Panel

Bacon's Rebellion - 05 Jan 2018
Bacon's bottom line: If Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. can't work effectively on an issue as innocuous as Metro rail safety — a goal everyone shares — how will they ever come to agreement over how to fund and operate the Metro itself? There is no ...
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Record Enrollment, Record Bachelor's Degrees Granted

Bacon's Rebellion - 05 Jan 2018
Virginia Tech was second largest, with 34,440, followed by Virginia Commonwealth University with 31,036. Bacon's bottom line: Virginia's public colleges keep on raising tuition, but they keep on growing. I've been warning that the cost of attendance ...
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Make College Trustees More Accountable to Students, Taxpayers

Bacon's Rebellion - 12 Jan 2018
In a competition to woo students, public universities are increasingly offering lavish amenities that have nothing to do with education. The latest trend is lazy rivers, which have been installed at several big institutions, including the Universities ...
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Your Tax Dollars at Work: VDOT Snow Removal Edition

Bacon's Rebellion - 08 Jan 2018
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has largely cleaned up its act from the early 2000s when construction projects routinely ran behind schedule and over budget. But this story from Inside NoVA makes one wonder if its internal controls are ...
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Virginia Falling Behind in R&D

Bacon's Rebellion - 10 Jan 2018
Declining research funding in Virginia, 2010 to 2015. Blue bars=Virginia, gray=national. Source: TECconomy Partners LLC. Virginia universities are slowly gaining ground compared to their peers in R&D, but Virginia businesses are falling behind ...
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Solar Power Building Momentum in Virginia

Bacon's Rebellion - 12 Jan 2018
Dominion Energy has grown its solar fleet in Virginia and North Carolina over the past two years from near zero to nearly 1,350 megawatts in service, in construction or under development — enough to power 134,000 homes during peak sunshine. That makes ...
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Governor Recommends Modest Spending Hikes for Higher Ed

Bacon's Rebellion - 10 Jan 2018
Bacon's Rebellion. Reinventing Virginia for the 21st Century. Skip to content. Home · About · James A. Bacon · Groveton · The Blog · Articles · CURA@VCU · Resources · Energy · ← Your Tax Dollars at Work: VDOT Snow Removal Edition · A Fresh Take on ...
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Polar Vortex II Brings Gas Curtailments, Price Spikes

Bacon's Rebellion - 10 Jan 2018
Virginia's climate has been setting record low temperatures in the past few days, and state newspapers have been full of stories about poor people shivering in the cold, traffic accidents caused by black ice, and the defects of Virginia Department of ...
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No Subsidies for Football Billionaires

Bacon's Rebellion - 04 Jan 2018
elect Ralph Northam has told the Pilot that he opposes taxpayer subsidies for Redskins, noting that the touted economic benefits from pro stadiums rarely materialize. Bacon's bottom line: If super-liberal D.C. or Maryland politicians can live with the ...
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Virginia Tech's Nutritional Aristocracy: Student Athletes

Bacon's Rebellion - 19 Dec 2017
Bacon's bottom line: People should be free to spend their money how they please, and if someone wants to give $15.2 million to create a state-of-the-art dining room and sports nutritional program, well, that's their right. But I really do question the ...
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UVa Invests $75 Million in Fund to Recruit Profs

Bacon's Rebellion - 18 Dec 2017
Bacon's response to UVa's response: Yes, UVa has upped its commitment to financial aid, which does make the cost of attendance more affordable than it would be otherwise for the recipients. But that doesn't do much for the middle-class and affluent ...
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Weighing the Coal Ash Options

Bacon's Rebellion - 04 Jan 2018
Meeting EPA deadlines constrains Dominion's options for disposing of coal ash at four of its power stations. Under Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules published in 2014, Dominion Virginia Energy must find a way to safely dispose of nearly 30 ...
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Peace, war and love: The Chesak family, part 2

Newsbug.info - 06 Jan 2018
She took up with Colonel John West II in 1677, just after Bacon's Rebellion and after her husband, Totopotomoi “Toby” West was killed fighting for the English. She was a niece of Powhaten, the father of Pocahontas, and the former head of a tribe also ...
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Happy New Year 2018: Bearing Drift's Resolution

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog) - 31 Dec 2017
Jim Bacon, editor-in-chief and founder of Bacon's Rebellion, is one of our content partners, sharing his writing on economics, energy, and other issues of importance to Virginians. Rob Schilling has his own radio show and is a former Charlottesville ...

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