Space policy roundup – May.12.13

The Republican candidate for governor of Virginia is not keen on tax breaks for commercial interests such as the ZeroGravity, ZeroTax policy for space businesses in Virginia: ZeroGravity, ZeroTax Exemption Becomes Gubernatorial Campaign Issue in Virginia – Spaceports Blog

Various articles dealing with general space policy and the SLS, which is gobbling up a big share of NASA’s budget despite having no affordable missions to justify it:

Upcoming space policy related happenings: Space Policy Events for the Week of May 13-17, 2013

Update: A Congressional staffer influential on space matters is leaving the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee:  Jeff Bingham to Leave Senate Commerce Committee –