2024-05-26 11:40 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Obama: Stimulus Means 99,000 Jobs for Virginia

If passed in Congress, the Obama administration’s stimulus package will create or save 99,000 jobs over the next two years in Virginia, according to a White House press release issued yesterday.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Stimulus, State-By-State

Yesterday, President Obama’s White House Press Office issued its first “blast” e-mail to every regional and local newspaper in the U.S., containing a lengthy 67-page “fact sheet” attachment delineating the concrete impact of the $850-billion stimulus package broken down on a state-by-state basis for every state in the union.

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.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

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 signed into law the bill […]

Press Pass: Johnette Napolitano

Johnette Napolitano

Johnette Napolitano loves to create. Yes, there’s her best-known music with group Concrete Blonde, as well as her solo career and side projects. But when she’s not crafting critically-acclaimed tunes, you’ll usually find her out on the porch of her California desert home, working with clay or sculpting discarded materials like dog food cans and […]

New Detour Plans Being Drawn for F.C.

Falls Church’s City Hall “doesn’t have a tin ear,” an official told the News-Press yesterday, revealing that planning is underway to use an orderly detour system to ease traffic congestion on West Broad Street when two of its lanes will be closed for construction for up to two months, beginning next month.