The New Dominion Podcast
Bi-partisan coverage of Virginia politics from the Fredericksburg area featuring Marty Davis (F2S) and Shaun Kenney (TRS).
Daniel Cortez: broadcaster, Marine, recipient of the Purple Heart, chairman of the National Vet Court Alliance, member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Hispanic Prosperity under Trump and Biden, champagne aficionado... and the one time he almost knocked over the Queen of England.
Governor Glenn Youngkin (R-VA) eliminates the college education requirement for thousands of Virginia state jobs. Is this a bad thing? Or is it a market reaction to the value of both a high school and college education? Marty and Shaun hash out the details.
Stafford County's very own Commissioner of Revenue Scott Mayausky talks about the role of constitutional officers, how local taxes are valued and collected, plus the vast economic impact new data centers will have on the Virginia localities lucky enough to host them.
Marty and Shaun interview Lisa Benoit with Wren & Sparrow to talk about birds, birdwatching, and how to engage in the simpler things in lifebefore discussing the upcoming debt ceiling debacle in Washington and the magic of Hindu poetry.
Cori and Megan Roberts share their thoughts on local music and culture, revitalizing downtown districts, the importance of transparency re: humanitarian non-profits, and the dichotomy of two.
Everyone agrees that something is uniquely wrong with our politics. Two Virginia political writers from the left and the right -- Marty Davis (F2S) and Shaun Kenney (TRS) -- discuss why getting to "the why behind the why" is so critically important.