“For years, we saw former President Donald Trump – along with a number of foreign leaders – successfully utilize Facebook and other large social media platforms to sow misinformation, bully opponents, and spread anti-democratic vitriol. “
Author: Nicholas F. Benton
By a series of unanimous votes to adopt the Fiscal Year 2022 budget Monday night, the Falls Church City Council voted to lower the City’s real estate tax rate by 3.5 cents to $1.32 per $100 assessed valuation.
The Fall Church City School Board voted to change the name of George Mason High School to Meridian High School and Thomas Jefferson Elementary to its original name, Oak Street Elementary, at its meeting this Tuesday night.
Putin’s ongoing hands-on role in the cultivation and advancement of the QAnon and other radical right movements in the U.S. is not going away.
It marked the first time since 2006 that the F.C. Council voted for a reduction in the tax rate.
The City of Falls Church’s annual Memorial Day Parade and events will return this May after the coronavirus pandemic wiped out last year’s celebration, though there will be significant modifications to the usual festivities.
It’s not a question of whether, but how much the rate will be cut below its current $1.355 per $100 assessed valuation rate.
Somewhere in the late-1960s to early 1970s, the Soviet leadership and its KGB shifted its focus of covert operations in the U.S. from persuading the American public to prefer a government dedicated to socialist values to a much more cynical intervention based simply on weakening the nation’s existing governmental institutions and their democratic functioning.
Edwin Henderson II becomes the second member of the board appointed by a vote of the existing board this year, as Sonia Ruiz-Bolanos was appointed earlier this year to fill a slot vacated by the resignation of Lawrence Webb last December.
As the Falls Church City Council closes in on adopting its Fiscal Year 2022 operating budget of about $106 million in less than two weeks, it appears almost certain that property owners will enjoy a cut in their tax rate, below the current level of $1.355 per $100 of assessed valuation.