2024-05-28 12:19 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

The House this week passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, legislation extending federal hate crimes law to protect individuals targeted because of their sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

Merry Christmas! As many Mason District residents observe their religious traditions by attending Midnight Mass or other appropriate religious services, others are hard at work, making sure that our community is safe and that folks needing emergency services – from police, fire, health care providers, social workers, etc. – have the help they need.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

Nothing in this world is certain except death and taxes. But for 1,400 Washington Metro area residents, it’s also a certainty that if they contact the IRS, they can get back close to $1,000 in unclaimed tax refund money.

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

A recent study by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) commissioned by the Virginia General Assembly revealed that the foreign-born popula-tion in Virginia increased significantly between 1990 and 2000. The study also pointed out that more than 80 percent of the state’s foreign-born population is here legally. Of the estimated 570,000 residents in […]

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

It may be an uncomfortable fact, but it’s true: we are all getting older! Fairfax County is home to more than 80,000 people age 60 and older, and more baby boomers join those legions every day. Providing services to senior citizens, whether long-term care assistance or recreational opportunities in our parks, for example, is one […]

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Funding for child care, or lack of it actually, dominated the discussion at the Board of Supervisors public hearing Monday morning on the FY 2006 Carryover Review of the budget.  The Child Care Assistance and Referral (CCAR) program provides access to safe and affordable child care for low-income, working families. An estimated 1900 children are […]