Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine’s proposal to cut state funding for K-12 education this week comes on top of shortfalls in funds generated at the local jurisdictional level, and augers some of the most severe school budget cuts for the coming fiscal year seen in memory.
It is misguided to view the persisting flap over the inclusion of the Rev. Rick Warren in the upcoming inauguration of Barack Obama as primarily a gay rights concern.
It could be that Barack Obama is simply smarter than the rest of us. The first black president of the Harvard Law Review has made a career of turning conventional wisdom on its head.
The decision by the Obama transition team to invite the snake-in-the-grass Rev. Rick Warren of the Saddleback Church of Orange County, Calif., to deliver the invocation at the presidential inauguration Jan. 20 has drawn fully justifiable, heartfelt pain and anger from Obama loyalists all across the land.
On Monday President-elect Obama introduced the folks that will lead the nation’s energy and environmental policies for the next four or possibly eight years.
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.
WASHINGTON – A woman’s place is apparently at the State Department.
The lights are out and the doors are locked again in the vacant 360 S. Washington St. office building in downtown Falls Church, as it awaits demolition.
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 […]
Coinciding with the Nov. 4 election, Falls Church author Wade B. Fleetwood’s latest novella, “Barack Obama, President of the United States,” takes the young president-to-be and a host of regular Fleetwood characters on a mystery-solving adventure across the Pacific.