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Falls Church News Briefs

Kaine Cuts Will Cost F.C. Schools $465,825 Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine’s proposed overall seven percent cut in state aid to local public school districts in the coming year will cost Fairfax County $48 million, and for the City of Falls Church, the school district will get $465,825 less than expected, according to F.C. school officials.

Community News and Notes

McLean Rotary Awards Four Scholarships The McLean Rotary Club Foundation awarded scholarships to four students from Pimmit Hills High School at a luncheon of the McLean Rotary Club on Tuesday, April 29. Pimmit Hills is one of three Fairfax County adult/alternative high schools, designed to assist students who might not be able to complete high […]

Jim Moran

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 and divisive proposal.

Helen Thomas: Democrats Roll Over Again

President Bush has the Democrats' number on Capitol Hill. All he has to do is play the fear card and invoke the war on terror and they will cave. What's more, the president has found out that he can break the law and the rubber-stamp Democratic Congress will give him a pass every time.