$3 Billion in Cuts as ‘Philosophical Divide’ Persists It’s going to be an ugly 45-day legislative session that gets underway in Richmond next week. Decisions on almost $3 billion in state budget cuts, due to the economic downturn, face the same “philosophical divide” between liberals and moderates, on one side, […]
The George Mason High School Wrestling team made a statement to the local wrestling establishment this weekend as it put two of its members into the finals of the annual Northern Virginia Classic Wrestling Tournament, held at Fairfax High School.
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 […]
Tuesday night’s spontaneous explosion of glee across the globe upon the victory of President-elect Barack Obama was surprising even to those who were most confident it would happen.
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.
One of the region’s foremost economic forecasters warned Tuesday that Northern Virginia may be “behind the curve” in planning its next economic driver, once the defense contracts buoyed by the war in Iraq expire and the war winds down.
NoVa (D)evolution “Documenting the New Northern Virginia,” at the Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) (8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale).
Senator Joe Gartlan Last Tuesday (July 22), I attended memorial services for Senator Joe Gartlan, a colleague, mentor and friend in the Virginia General Assembly.
Falls Church and the entire 8th Congressional District of Virginia, which I’ve been proud to represent since 1990, was recently ranked the 2nd best district to live in out of all 436 congressional districts nationwide. According to the American Human Development Report, published by Columbia University Press and the Social […]
As the City of Falls Church’s representative to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), City Council David Snyder delivered a scathing indictment against the House Republicans in Richmond who killed efforts last week at finding a funding solution to permit sorely-needed transportation infrastructure improvements and development in Northern Virginia. He […]