The “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” aka the “stimulus,” paid dividends for northern Virginia last week when the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it had awarded $77.5 million in funding for Rail to Dulles.
From all parts of the Commonwealth come reports of increasing unemployment, stressed city and county budgets, and a few rays of hope, mostly coming from the federal government.
It’s good to be home again now that the 2008 regular Session has concluded, just a few days over the 60-day limit.
Assessments, the strike team, and the continuing gloomy financial outlook were on tap as the Board of Supervisors met all day Saturday for a budget workshop at the Fairfax County Government Center.
Eliminating the equivalent of eight full-time administrative positions, the deepest cut ever for the Falls Church City School System, the F.C. School Board approved a budget Tuesday night that seeks a 3.7% increase in the City’s monetary transfer.
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Thanks, Nick, but no thanks. No offense to the City of Falls Church, but I don’t want to be Mayor! Last week’s editorial in the News-Press did just what editorials are supposed to do: encourage thought and debate. In case you missed it, the editorial suggested that the City of […]
The hammer came down on Falcons quarterback Michael Vick on Tuesday. The axe should come next.
June 28 – July 4, 2007
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine was not exactly ecstatic, but he was mighty pleased as he described the proposed compromise on transportation funding at the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday. The luncheon, which was rescheduled from December because of a state trooper funeral, offered perfect timing for Governor Kaine […]