Grizzled Democratic Rep. Barney Frank slapped down pretty boy GOP Rep. Eric Cantor twice in two days on national TV this week.
When not in session…. Every legislator sits on several committees. In my case, those committees are Appropriations, Privileges and Elections and Militia, Police and Public Safety.
The Republican controlled Congress had a bad habit of stomping on the District of Columbia’s home rule during their 12 years in the majority. In that time they dictated socially conservative policies, often using D.C. as a guinea pig for untested conservative causes in an effort to garner plaudits from […]
Missed Opportunity At 1:39 a.m. last Thursday morning, the special legislative session on transportation called by Governor Tim Kaine ended.
Do or die for transportation? By the time you read this, Virginia’s 2008 Special Session may have ended. If so, you can skip the next couple of paragraphs.
Special In What Way? While most Virginians are probably enjoying the summer in a leisurely way, their state legislature is back in session.
Metro is one of the lynch pins that binds our region together. The federal government’s involvement in our regional transportation infrastructure dates back to World War II, when the Roosevelt administration built the region’s parkways to facilitate transport between downtown D.C. and key military and intelligence installations. President Eisenhower later […]
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.
The regular session of the General Assembly adjourned on March 13 and we immediately went into a special session called to handle a bond bill.
Longtime Falls Church resident Carol Ann Good passed away on April 30th in Chantilly, Va.