The Falls Church school community is being pressured by the mayor to accept a budget deal where council will agree to fund bonuses if the schools agree to forego salary increases. The bonus-only proposal is a dead-end deal which should be rejected as flawed public policy that denudes the investment […]
On Tuesday, the Virginia Assembly publicly released its much anticipated 2010 Senate and House redistricting proposals.
The independent nature Falls Church City schools continues to come under attack as council members elected last year with the endorsement of local Republican Party were forced to acknowledge they have been sending private emails to school officials questioning specific school budget line items.
The Falls Church City Azure Army is likely to be re-deployed next month as part of redistricting to protect the eastern political flank of Virginia State Senator Janet Howell (D – Va 32nd).
Virginia Democrats gave birth to a political band mid-last decade which changed the freaking world. Raised up in a rough smoky red state, beaten down by the smirking certainty of the era, four politicos found each other and created a progressive political vibe which will forever be identified with Virginia […]
Welcome readers. I have a prepared statement.
The politics of a community are determined in surprising ways by the physical space of the place in which the community exists.
A wealthy community with excellent public schools wants to pay more taxes to continue to fund its schools.
Chairman: Gentlemen, gentlemen, put a cap in it already. You all know why we are here. Valentine’s Day slipped off the schedule, again, and it falls on a Monday. We know what’s at stake, so let’s go ahead and get started. Approval of minutes from last meeting …
After a quiet holiday season, The Little City Weed Mailbox is filled once again with local goodness. Thank you for your readership and kind letters. The ones written in giant block letters using red crayon are a bit scary … but in a delightfully good way.