Fairfax County schools, facing $10 million in cuts in the coming budget, will get significant, targeted relief from the huge $819 billion economic stimulus bill that passed the U.S. House last night.
Fairfax Race for Sups’ Chair May Be a Squeaker Buoyed by a strong endorsement from the man she’s running to succeed, Fairfax County Board Chair candidate Sharon Bulova is favored to win next Tuesday’s special election, but a low voter turnout could throw the outcome into doubt.
Against the backdrop of the Virginia Railway Express’s station at Backlick Road yesterday, Sharon Bulova, who is also the current vice chair of the Fairfax Board of Supervisors, announced her candidacy for board chair, ending months of speculation that the Democratic supervisor intended to replace outgoing chair, Congressman-elect Gerry Connolly.
Leading into perhaps the most important election of our lifetime, with the contrast so stark between the directions the nation will head under one or the other of the presidential candidates, the News-Press reiterates its wholehearted endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama for President of the U.S., of Mark Warner for […]
Democratic Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, in exclusive comments to the News-Press in Tysons Corner yesterday morning, said that the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, sell off of Merrill Lynch, near failure of AIG and the attendant stock market nosedive has triggered what he called a “reset” of the presidential campaign.
“I am going to run like the devil is at my heels,” Fairfax County Board Chair Gerry Connolly told the News-Press yesterday following a convincing victory in the 11th District Democratic Primary for U.S. Congress.
2 Others Also on 11th Distrct Primary Ballot In their final head-to-head debate before the Democratic primary election next Tuesday, 11th Congressional District contenders Former Rep. Leslie Byrne and Fairfax County Board Chair Gerry Connolly clashed sharply in what has developed into a highly-contentious race.
While the Democratic presidential primary process was getting daily media attention here and across the country, it was easy to overlook the fact that, right here in Northern Virginia, there will be three Democratic primaries for congressional seats on Tuesday. That’s right – this coming Tuesday, June 10, voters in […]
Gov. Kaine Weighs In on 11th District Dem Primary Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine threw his support to Fairfax County Board Chair Gerry Connolly Tuesday, balancing the endorsement U.S. Senator Jim Webb gave last month to Connolly’s rival, Former Rep. Leslie Byrne. Connolly and Byrne appear to be the front runners […]
Planners Split Vote, 3-3, on Hotel Near St. James At 12:15 a.m. Tuesday morning, members of the Falls Church Planning Commission completed voting on their recommendation to the City Council concerning a proposed Hilton Garden Inn in the 700 block of West Broad St., a half-block away from the St. […]