Fairfax County’s principal social safety net programs funded and coordinated through the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) face draconian cuts in their allocations in the upcoming county budget, despite a staggering increase in the need for their services by distraught citizens facing foreclosure, unemployment and lost retirement funds.
April 8 – 14, 2008
Since 1973, the once dreaded American Psychiatric Association has become an ally of gay and lesbian equality. They have consistently withstood outside pressure from right wing organizations and instead chose to do what was in the best interest of GLBT mental health. Most notably, they endorsed same-sex civil marriage in […]
The 24-hour-a-day Crisis Link hotline is due to lose all of its $135,000 annual funding from Fairfax County if the Fairfax Supervisors follow the proposal of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, the program’s director reported this week.
This Thing That Usually Happens in Early November, an Election.
In the waning hours before August recess, Congress passed a change to the law governing the Bush Administration’s wiretapping program. This move, which I opposed, came only after the President chose politics over policy, negating a carefully negotiated deal between Republicans and Democrats in exchange for an overreaching, highly controversial […]
May 17 – 23, 2007