The global recession has translated into a steep nosedive in sales tax revenues, rather than declining residential real estate values, as the primary cause of a $1.2 million shortfall that confronts the City of Falls Church as it moves toward adoption of a budget for the new fiscal year.
Falls Church’s City Hall sent out a press release today stating that real estate assessments in the City of Falls Church were down 2.5% overall for 2009.
If passed in Congress, the Obama administration’s stimulus package will create or save 99,000 jobs over the next two years in Virginia, according to a White House press release issued yesterday.
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.
Gordon Gekko’s greed creed is dead. The words that rang oh so true in the world of Major League Baseball have been proven completely and utterly worthless this offseason.
Our wish has been granted for we are indeed living in interesting times. The world’s economy is either collapsing or is putting on a very good imitation of doing so.
I hate to keep coming back to cars, but in the last hundred years they have come to be one of the most significant facets of civilization – yet their future is in doubt.
Lippman Was Referring to Different Meeting Editor, In your December 31, 2008 story on the City Council’s vote to fill the seats of the four Planning Commissioners whose terms were expiring, you apparently misunderstood a key part of my remarks.
President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony on Jan. 20 promises to be one of the largest in our nation’s history.
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.