It was the perceptive Aldous Huxley who wrote that the greatest discovery in life is to learn that you’ve always been exactly where you are supposed to be.
What an exciting week it was for Senate Democrats!
Each November, hundreds of county elected officials gather in Bath County for the Virginia Association of Counties’ (VACO) annual conference. The two-day meeting gives county Supervisors an opportunity to hear from each other about common issues of concern, as well as meet with state officials in preparation for the upcoming […]
Last Tuesday night, I made my annual trek to the place where Democrats gather to find out what is happening to them after the polls close. In the 40 years since I have been involved in Arlington politics, they have been all over the place.
“Smart Beginnings” Several days ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Early Childhood Summit called by Governor Kaine. Held in Richmond at the storied Jefferson Hotel, it was a remarkable kick-off of the Governor’s “Start Strong” initiative to promote investments in “an effective and comprehensive early care and education […]
August 16 – 22, 2007
Governor Kaine to the rescue!
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine was not exactly ecstatic, but he was mighty pleased as he described the proposed compromise on transportation funding at the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday. The luncheon, which was rescheduled from December because of a state trooper funeral, offered perfect timing for Governor Kaine […]
Last Saturday, Your Man in Arlington abandoned his regular venue and made the trek to Richmond for Virginia Democrats’ annual Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner.
NCSL Annual Meeting Early this summer, the Speaker of the House appointed me to the Committee on Education of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). I attended my first meeting in Nashville during the NCSL Annual Meeting in mid-August.