Moran Convenes Urgent Meeting Of Area Leaders Facing the loss of over 1,000 Northern Virginia county and local government jobs in the coming budget cycle, area officials are scrambling to prepare a response to the federal government’s massive stimulus package that will swiftly infuse a combination of funds and tax […]
Last Friday’s urgently-called special briefing by U.S. Rep. Jim Moran to local government leaders in his district, including Arlington and the City of Falls Church, was one of the most extraordinary public meetings in the memory of this newspaper.
The news came yesterday that for only the seventh month since 1947, October 2008 marked a one-percent decline in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), suddenly raising the specter of things far worse than a mere recession, but a deflation and depression.
WASHINGTON – President Bush needs no reminder that his White House days are dwindling down.
While Falls Church local Chuck Hobbie’s family was thrilled about his decision to join the U.S. Peace Corps back in 1968, only his mailman seemed to have qualms about his plans to teach English to Korean students in Seoul.
The shadowy outlines of a two-ton gorilla sitting in the corner began to become visible for an instant to some attending the monthly luncheon of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Tuesday.
Wall Street’s impact on Broad Street (Falls Church’s Main Street) will actually be felt more in countless residential neighborhoods both here and across the planet as personal retirement and pension accounts disintegrate and local governments face steep losses in both their investment account balances and tax revenues.
Maller Down on Wall Street Bailout Plan Editor, Like all Americans and indeed the entire world I have watched with fascination the financial turmoil of the past weeks and months.
New Project Saved F.C. From Worst Editor, As outlined in your last issue, Falls Church City is facing a budget deficit.
It’s becoming unclear which will bring the McCain candidacy down faster or harder: the economy or Sarah Palin.