Author: mgardner

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Local Commentary

The Little City Weed

In modern Falls Church City elections, school parents advocate for school funding but do not vote in local elections. In the absence of school parent votes, candidates for city council are elected by older voters and individual neighborhoods mobilized in opposition to manufactured issues.

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Local Commentary

The Little City Weed

In response to criticism of its flaccid economic development efforts, and possessing weak political leadership which wants to both avoid making systemic improvements and needs to be constantly praised in public, the Falls Church City Council has set out on its own to reheat a failed economic development strategy from […]