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10/13/2014 07:03

Obama at the United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - President Barack Obama glossed over some inconvenient truths Tuesday in his climate-change speech to the United Nations. For one, as the U.S. cleans up emissions at home, it's sending dirty fuel abroad to pollute the same sky. As well, the U.S. is not cleaning up quite as...

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01/08/2013 16:40

The Virginia Coalition for Open Government

The Virginia Coalition for Open Government completed a survey of the counties and towns in the state and provided a report card result regarding their citizen ease of access for budget info. Essex county received an "F." The full report can be viewed throught the following link:...

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10/24/2012 06:43

"Where has common sense and decency gone?"

I have recently attended two county meetings. One the board of supervisor meeting and another held by the Department of Revenue. After leaving each of the meetings I had one question on my mind; "Where has common sense and decency gone?"   1. The BOS is considering a $12,000 grant to...

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07/23/2012 06:05

*New law makes it illegal to protest in Obama's presence.*

What a pile of el toro caca this became. Both parties seemed to push it through with little disagreement. Then, the 'protection' and penalizing as a fellon [sp} can be transferred to anyone the president deems and selectively prosecuted by the secret service.  This was...

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05/24/2012 14:01

Agricultural Land Use land owners receive subsidies

May 17, 2012 Essex County has 165,120 acres according to the Essex Department of Revenue; as of December, 2011, there are 114,167 conservation acres  in land use programs or conservation easements.  In only 5 years our BOS has allowed 72% of this counties property into Land Use and...

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Important Articles

12/30/2014 12:35

What is a Billion Dollars

  The next time you hear a politician use the Word 'billion' in a casual manner, think about whether you want the 'politicians' spending YOUR tax money. A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, But one advertising agency did a good job of Putting that figure into some perspective in one...

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Essex Tea Party

P.O.Box 1223



01/26/2011 07:02

Essex County Government Links

Essex County Board of Supervisors/Contact List Web Page www.essex-virginia.org/ex_gov.htm   Town of Tappahannock Web Page www.tappahannock-va.gov/   List of Monthly Meetings in Essex County www.essex-virginia.org/meetings.htm

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01/10/2011 14:00

Other Tea Party Links

New Kent Tea Party newkentteaparty.org/index.html Richmond Tea Party www.richmondteaparty.com/ Montross Tea Party www.montrossteaparty.org/ Tea Party Patriots www.teapartypatriots.org  Middlesex Tea...

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Useful State Web Sites


Virginia Congress Web Site



House of Representatives



Virginia 1st District


Tappahannock Essex Airport Link