Three interesting headlines lately point to the new direction that the Obama administration’s economic fundamentals will be taking the nation and the world.
Congressman Jim Moran’s News Commentary
Across the country, Americans are hurting. From big cities to the industrial heartland to our rural communities, the slumping economy has manifested in the form of shuttered businesses, disappearing jobs, bankruptcies, foreclosures and an increased sense of anxiety about our collective future.
Dowd On Drinks: Diamond’s Are a Bargain Hunter’s Best Friend
Diamonds, we are told, are a girl’s best friend. If you can’t afford diamonds for your girl, you still can be a romantic fool for a lot less but keep it in the gem family.
Jim Moran’s News Commentary
Sky-rocketing gas prices threaten to sink our economy and are making life difficult for all Americans, especially those struggling along the margins to get by.
Community News and Notes
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 […]
Falls Church News Briefs
5 Clergy Speak Out for Affordable Housing in F.C. An outpouring of local clergy support for a plan to build 174 affordable housing units on land adjacent to the planned City Center in downtown Falls Church was exhibited at Monday’s F.C. City Council meeting. The proponents said they chose […]
Don Beyer Volvo Partners for Novel Environmental Initiative
Falls Church-based Don Beyer Volvo launched a major new environmental initiative this week, teaming with a Rockville-based clean energy company to buy Renewable Energy Credits (REC) with every car sold to offset with wind power each vehicle’s estimated first year of carbon emissions.
School News and Notes
Falls Church Students Clean-Up It was a rainy Friday afternoon, but that didn’t deter the students and parents from the Haycock Elementary School in Falls Church. The Pimmit Run Clean-Up Program, part of the Haycock Community Outreach Program, would go on rain or shine.
On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day, 25 million people joined around the country to demand a safer, cleaner and healthier world. The impact of this global environmental awareness day was astonishing. In large part due to raising the public’s awareness, with large, bipartisan majorities, Congress passed in rapid […]
Congress is poised to act on two important pieces of legislation this week. The first will be to make achieving a college education less expensive and the second will be to end government welfare for big oil companies.