At a ceremony at Mount Vernon on Tuesday, I was honored to receive, along with Senator Ralph Northam of Norfolk, the Legislator of the Year Award from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Report cards can be the bane of a student, who figures that grades are left behind upon graduation. However, report cards have become a popular tool for advocacy groups and associations to rate how well, or not so well, their particular interest area is faring. The American Society of Civil […]
A couple of years back the Congress decided that a good way to deal with our dependency on foreign oil was to start using lots and lots of domestically produced ethanol in our cars.
Student Joins Whale Research Team Through Earthwatch Institute Arman Carter, a rising junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology will join an Earthwatch Institute expedition this summer to study food availability and feeding behavior of grey whales off the coast of British Columbia in Canada.
Weichert, Realtors’ Arlington Office Honors Top Sellers Barbara Stone, branch manager of Weichert, Realtors’ Arlington Office, recently announced that Chairman’s Club member Sheila Fisher led the Weichert region, which consists of 18 offices in Virginia and D.C., in new home dollar value. David Lloyd, Jr. led the region in […]
Somehow the month of May seems to be rushing by. Although the Regular Session and the first Special Session of the General Assembly were completed in April, there is still another Special Session on transportation coming up on June 23.
On most report cards, a grade of C- would raise a lot of questions when you tried to explain it to Mom and Dad. They probably would demand a lot of improvement in the next grading period. Improvement is exactly what’s needed for the Chesapeake Bay.
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 […]
The U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has the distinction of being the oldest military base not situated on U.S. soil. It is also the only one located in a country with which we do not have an open political relationship.
Snowflakes greeted us as we entered Douthat State Park near Clifton Forge for the annual retreat of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources. Although it was a little late in the season and rather chilly, it was an absolutely beautiful time to be in the mountains for […]