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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Moran Puts $2.35 Million for F.C. in Fed Budget Proposal

$500,000 for Study of Rail Along Rt. 7 City of Falls Church officials were pleasantly surprised this week to learn that U.S. Rep. Jim Moran, whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City, included $2.35 million in his submission to the federal government’s Fiscal Year 2010 budget.

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

The House this week passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, legislation extending federal hate crimes law to protect individuals targeted because of their sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.

Letters to the Editor: April 16 – 22, 2009

Fairfax Water Disputes Account of F.C. Shields Editor, Last week’s interview with the City Manager of Falls Church regarding current litigation with Fairfax Water left out a number of important facts your readers may be interested to know.

Senator Whipple’s Richmond Report

From all parts of the Commonwealth come reports of increasing unemployment, stressed city and county budgets, and a few rays of hope, mostly coming from the federal government.

Moran Touts Light Rail on Rt. 7 to F.C. Council

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The prospect of a light rail line extending the length of Route 7, through the City of Falls Church, from Bailey’s Crossroads to Tysons Corner was the focus of U.S. Rep. Jim Moran’s remarks to the F.C. City Council Monday.

Obama Stimulus Saves 7,100 State Jobs, Legislators Report

Northern Virginia legislators, in a series of exclusive interviews with the News-Press yesterday, concurred with the remarks of Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, delivered at the conclusion of the Richmond legislative session last week, that President Obama’s massive economic stimulus program has saved 7,100 state jobs in the just-adopted Fiscal Year 2010 budget.