This year, even more than most years, the budget dominated the Session.
Last week’s Reconvened and special sessions resulted in a number of notable accomplishments for the 2008 General Assembly.
It’s good to be home again now that the 2008 regular Session has concluded, just a few days over the 60-day limit.
Dr. Warren Throckmorton, the shamelessly self-promoting “ex-gay” therapist, has stepped up his holy war against gay people. This week, he organized a pack of fundamentalist quacks to file a formal written complaint with the American Counseling Association. Throckmorton’s crew is upset because they believe the ACA is inhibiting their ability […]
What an exciting week it was for Senate Democrats!
On Friday, Nov. 2, at the McLean Hilton, the Center for Multicultural Human Services (CMHS) celebrated its 25th Anniversary, by holding “We Are America Now,” an event created to help send a positive message about immigrants and recognize their contributions in Northern Virginia.
On Wednesday, Sept. 19, hard rockers Drowning Pool stormed the nation’s capital, though the date was not part of any concert tour. Instead of taking the stage to pound out their signature screams and raucous riffs, the group of Mike Luce, C.J. Pierce, Ryan McCombs and Stevie Benton stood with […]
All Over Again I was struck with deja vu after reading the last few editions of the News-Press, as the issue of selling part of the city’s water system to Fairfax County came up again.
AN INFORMAL AGREEMENT between Arlington County and the City of Falls Church to work together on the future of the Route 29 corridor was inked Monday by Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner (left) and Arlington County Board Chair Paul Ferguson (right). (News-Press photo)
Mental illness among our nation’s veterans is a serious problem. Stemming from the strain of violent hostilities in Iraq, the prevalence of veterans with a service-connected disability has grown alarmingly high. As of 2006, 454,598 veterans had a service-connected disability due to a mental illness, and 20 percent of soldiers […]