Two weekends ago, Jean and I trekked down to New Orleans to attend the first week of its fabulous annual Jazz Fest.
Many Questions On Plan to Cut School Budget Editor, As the Chairperson of the Professional Educators Advisory Committee and the President of the Falls Church City Education Association, I am very confused by a few points regarding the city funding of the school budget.
With an eye to adopting its final coming fiscal year budget next Monday, the Falls Church City Council decided to call one more work session for this Thursday, and to open it to public comment.
Rides are free on the City of Falls Church’s GEORGE bus system today as a mystery benefactor has reportedly picked up the tab for all riders in hopes of encouraging a large turnout of GEORGE supporters at tonight’s Falls Church City Council budget hearing. According to News-Press sources, at least […]
Someday peak oil will be about high gas prices and lines at the pumps, but for the time being it is mostly about numbers – lots and lots of numbers.
Thus far, last week’s OPEC production cut of 1.5 million barrels a day (b/d) has done little to stem the slide in oil prices.
Budget cuts threaten to leave hundreds of children and families at risk of homelessness, poor health care and deficient education, as the Fairfax County Budget Committee heard Monday the Department of Family Services plan to cut spending by 15 percent for the 2010 fiscal year.
The impact of the meltdown on Wall Street on conditions on Falls Church’s Broad Street, and Fairfax County’s Leesburg Pike, is going to become unmistakable over the next period, and will impact government revenues, pension funds and the commercial market.
Letters to the Editor for July 31 – August 6, 2008.
Raise the tax rate. Lower the tax rate. Fully fund our schools. Schools spend too much. Provide more money for affordable housing. Don’t spend my taxes on more housing.