$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.
The Falls Church City Council has scheduled another special opportunity this Saturday morning for citizens to bring their concerns and priorities about the extraordinary next fiscal year budget.
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 […]
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.
Tough Budget choices coming On Monday, the House Appropriations Committee met in one of its regular update meetings.
National economic woes have come to the Commonwealth. Although Virginia’s economy is in better shape than in many other states, we are not immune to current trends.
Hopefully the weather will be perfect this Saturday for the third annual Taste of Falls Church, being held in conjunction with the City’s annual Falls Festival, in the parking lot behind City Hall.
A far cry from distressed fiscal conditions in neighboring Prince William and Fairfax counties, the City of Falls Church ended the last fiscal year June 30 only $355,000 in the hole, the City’s Chief Financial Officer John Tuohy reported Tuesday.
The recent years’ boom in large-scale mixed use projects along the City of Falls Church’s commercial corridors is expected to wane, but the tax revenues generated by the new developments to date will insulate the city from critical fiscal shortfalls that are plaguing neighboring Fairfax County.
Monday, the General Assembly “money” committees met in Richmond to hear the Kaine Administration’s revenue projections for this fiscal year (’09), that ended on June 30, and the next (‘FY10). The news was not good.