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EDITORIAL: Share state surplus with localities

Democrats and Republicans in a divided Richmond say they’ve finally negotiated a compromise on a state budget flush with billions in unexpected revenue. The state’s ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Wednesday, August 30, 2023 6:32 pm

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EDITORIAL: Data centers big opportunity for region

Some recent news from far western Virginia caught our eye, reminding us of an economic development opportunity for our region. The Bristol Herald-Courier reported that ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Wednesday, August 2, 2023 6:26 pm

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EDITORIAL: Worthy legislation

Dean Ridings, chief executive officer of one of the trade organizations to which we belong, America’s Newspapers, penned this editorial in response to the newest ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Saturday, July 29, 2023 10:33 am

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EDITORIAL: Hurricane season approaching

From our friends at the Virginia Department of Emergency Management comes a reminder that this is Hurricane Preparedness Week.  Hard to believe it’s that time ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Wednesday, May 17, 2023 5:26 pm

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EDITORIAL: Win the base at what cost?

Popular Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin gave terrific advice to the Republican faithful at a Richmond gathering recently, but it may have come too late for ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Monday, May 8, 2023 8:59 pm

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EDITORIAL: Legal gambling has its costs

We editorialized in this space for legalization of casino gambling and sports betting in Virginia, and both are off and running, including the opening of ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Thursday, April 6, 2023 4:29 pm

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Head-scratchers leave taxpayers holding the bag

In a perfect system, elected officials would make no decision with ramifications beyond their current term in office. That’s impractical, of course, as essential infrastructure ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Thursday, March 30, 2023 7:13 pm

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EDITORIAL: Hit pause button on solar farms

We tread carefully in endorsing any infringement on property owners’ right to do what they wish with their land. Yet, there are times when the ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Thursday, March 16, 2023 5:31 am

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EDITORIAL: Voters want action on mental health crisis

Get enough people supportive of a worthy cause, and the politicians will respond. A new poll of Virginia voters has again fueled our optimism about ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Wednesday, March 8, 2023 6:52 pm

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EDITORIAL: Proud Virginians; pessimistic Americans

Virginians feel better about their state than their country. That’s a reasonable conclusion to draw from a couple of recent opinion polls, including the latest ... Read more

by The Tidewater News Editorial Board, Thursday, March 2, 2023 9:29 pm

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