Posts Tagged: VT

States lurch toward health care reform

States are moving toward health care reform but not without significant challenges. Nearly every aspect of federal health care reform legislation has been politicized and yet federal deadlines loom large. Federal health care reform legislation created new and signficant requirements for states to comply with leading many states to launch court challenges claiming overreach and... Read more »

The Six-Pack Viewers Guide - Week 14 College Football - from Govloop's Bureaucrat on Sports, the Hokie Guru

Wow... the college football season... almost over... but stay tuned for our college football bowl pick'em contest right here on Govloop!! This will tide you through the holiday season, until get get to college hoops... Inclement Weather Policy Changes and Potential Salary Freeze Let's start, though, with some important government news... OPM has updated its... Read more »

The Six-Pack - Week Five College Football - from Govloop's Bureaucrat on Sports, the Hokie Guru

Congratulations to my friend, Govloop (Steve Ressler) on his upcoming marriage. Very happy for him and his fiance'. Let's start this Thursday with something from Aaliyah: <span class="font-size-5">&lt;br/&gt;</span> Good morning... it's been a while since the Hokie Guru has posted on college football here at Govloop. It seems like the college football season just started... Read more »

NCAA Division 1 Football - Week 1 Viewer's Guide from the Hokie Guru, Govloop's Bureaucrat on Sports

Greetings… no more of these ridiculous poker games taking up valuable time slots on ESPN smh (if you don’t know what SMH means, please check out the all acronym dictionary right here). The obligatory, inherently governmental part of this blog post: Lots of interesting things happened in the college football off-season… many in Congress feel... Read more »

The Hokie Guru (Govloop's Bureacurat on Sports) is back... it's time for the Atlantic Coast Conference College Football Preview!!

What is going on, rock stars? The Hokie Guru is sure this is already on the site, but to be honest, he's been a tiny bit delinquent on engaging himself in the great dialoge on Govloop (he took a well deserved vacation). Here goes, anyway... federal agencies are increasing their use of student loan repayment... Read more »

Virginia Tech 78 #1 Wake Forest 71

Who's a giant killer, baby? #1 Wake Forest goes down to the Virginia Tech Hokies!! Another post later this week... but, please, can someone tell the Hokie Guru if Chas McFarland should be suspended by the Atlantic Coast Conference for a game?

Deep Thoughts on Sports and Other Topics from the Hokie Guru, GovLoop's Bureaucrat on Sports

Happy New Year, GovLoopers... the Hokie Guru knows you've missed him!! 🙂 The Hokie Guru apologizes because he does not have time to preview every NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Conference... he can only pick a few games here and there and will pick one later in this post. When March Madness begins, the Hokie... Read more »

GovLoop's Bureaucrat on Sports - AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision - Selected Week 9 Picks

It's hard to believe that the college football season is more than half over. In just a few weeks, we will be having turkey and/or ham and watching college football bowl games in front of the fire place (or if you're like GovLoop, in person at the Florida stadiums... life is good for him). Let's... Read more »

GovLoop's Bureaucrat on Sports - AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision - Selected Week 4 Picks

The guys from ESPN... we know football has started when we see Mike Tirico, Lee Corso, and Kirk Herbstreit. The Hokie Guru's latest movie recommendation, you might ask? The Cohen Brothers, Burn After Reading!! It's the #1 film in America. See it... it's a blast!! The Cohen Brothers did Fargo, Rasing Arizona, Intolerable Cruelty, etc.... Read more »