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Beyer on Trump Ruling

U.S. Rep. Don Beyer of Northern Virginia and Falls Church, who serves on the House Committee on Ways and Means, issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court denied Donald Trump’s request to block the release of his tax returns to the Committee: “The courts have again affirmed the principle […]

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News Briefs: November 24 – 30

Fairfax Dems Again Boost ‘Foster Kid Gift Drive’ The Fairfax Democratic Committee is again seeking support for its annual Foster Kid Gift Drive. Last year, the committee set a record for number of donations and money raised for the cause with over $48,000 in gift cards, presents, candy, and contributions […]

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New Report Urges Council To Lower
Speed Limit

An ominous graphic attended the submission of a report by Falls Church’s talented young Planning Czar Paul Stoddard and Jessica Hegenbart of the City’s Citizens Advisory Committee on Transportation (CACT). Its straightforward title is its demonstrable conclusion, that, “The Likelihood of Fatalities Increases Exponentially With Vehicle Speed.” It demonstrates, based […]

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All Electric Buildings Will Help Meet Climate Goals

By Tim Stevens Reducing climate-changing greenhouse gases is difficult for local jurisdictions everywhere. State and federal governments control most policy decisions affecting emissions, and until recently, they have been slow to act. Examples of their broad authority are the Inflation Reduction Plan (federal) and the Virginia Clean Economy Act (state).Further […]

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News Briefs: November 17 -23

F.C. Council Proclaims Transgender Awareness Week In a proclamation presented at Monday’s Falls Church City Council meeting, the Council declared Nov. 13-19 as Transgender Awareness Week and Nov. 20 as Transgender Day of Remembrance, saying it “supports the bodily autonomy and human dignity of all members of our community.” It […]

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News & Notes: November 17th – 23rd

F.C. Little League Celebrating 75th Anniversary in 2023 As the first Little League in the state of Virginia, the Falls Church Kiwanis Little League is looking forward to celebrating their 75th anniversary in 2023. They are asking for the community’s help to create a special logo for the 75th anniversary […]

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Beyer & 2 Key Va. Dems Win Re-election

While the outcome of Tuesday’s midterm elections nationally remain clouded, it was clearly not the “red tsunami” that many pundits predicted, in line with historical trends, and in Virginia the Democrats held onto two of the three critical and heavily contested congressional seats. Democrats Jennifer Wexton in the 10th District […]