As most of you know, I define myself as a “yellow dog” Democrat. The term has a murky history, but generally means that I would vote for any Democrat, even if it was a yellow dog. (I have occasionally voted Republican, but that is another story.)
The Senate and the House of Delegates passed their respective budget bills last Thursday. Recognizing the prevailing economic situation of the Commonwealth, both chambers’ budgets reduce income and sales tax estimates and make significant funding cuts of $500 million per year.
FIRE PREVENTION MONTH always means a Saturday open house at the new Falls Church fire station serving North Arlington and Falls Church. As usual, kids and their parents got to crawl all over some of the fire engines and other state-of-the-art equipment and are coached on fire prevention methods to […]
About three years ago, I was lounging in a Montreal hotel room when I got a call from activist Mike Rogers. I was unaware of who he was, but this intense stranger began interrogating me for information about – well, I don’t even remember what the topic was anymore. […]