(This is the first of three News-Press interviews with all three of the candidates running for the Democratic nomination for governor of Virginia in June.)
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine was singled out by President Barack Obama during his signing of the $787 billion stimulus package last week for being one of only two governors to have already set up a website to accept applications for the stimulus money.
The celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the integration of Arlington’s Stratford Junior High School on February 2, 1958 was held at the school (now known as the H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program) last Monday evening.
RICHMOND – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker at the Virginia Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner here Saturday night, but his presence was eclipsed by a slugfest involving three candidates seeking their party’s nomination to run for governor later this year.
Halfway Home This past Tuesday was Crossover in the General Assembly. It has nothing to do with the River Styx; it is the legislative half-way point.
This is a time of transitions. Senators and Delegates are in the process of moving to Richmond for the next several weeks for the General Assembly Session that begins next Wednesday.
Dominion’s major grant to food banks On Monday, December 22, along with Providence Supervisor Linda Smyth, I attended the local announcement of a major grant to area food banks by the Dominion Power Foundation.
Revenues Down, But Not Out I was in Richmond on Tuesday to hear Governor Tim Kaine speak to a business group about the state budget and federal issues.
Last week, I joined Governor Kaine, Senator Webb and six of Virginia’s Native American tribes in Richmond for the annual commemoration of the peace treaty between the tribes and the King of England. Originally signed by England’s Lord Charles II and royal governor Herbert Jeffreys in 1677, the event has […]
Legislators Say 2-Year Cuts to Top $3.2 Billion A massive $3.2 billion shortfall walloping the current and next fiscal year budgets in Virginia will take a deep toll in state funding of localities, Falls Church’s two representatives in Richmond, State Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple and State Del. Jim Scott, told […]