After more than two months of discussion, advocacy, debate, and angst, the Fairfax County budget for Fiscal Year 2010 was adopted formally, by a unanimous vote, at the Board of Supervisors meeting Monday.
Letters to the Editor: April 16 – 22, 2009
Fairfax Water Disputes Account of F.C. Shields Editor, Last week’s interview with the City Manager of Falls Church regarding current litigation with Fairfax Water left out a number of important facts your readers may be interested to know.
Anything But Straight: The Future of Gay News
In one of the most important articles of the year, Walter Isaacson wrote in Time Magazine about the shredding of the newspaper business.
Obama: Stimulus Means 99,000 Jobs for Virginia
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.
Bulova Elected in Fairfax, Now How Bad Will Budget Cuts Be?
With the election of Sharon Bulova to the post of chair of the Fairfax Board of Supervisors Tuesday, the attention at the County Government Center returns to the unsavory process of coping with huge cuts in the upcoming county operating and school budgets.
Letters to the Editor for week of February 5 – 11, 2009
F.C. Businesses Failed to Clear Sidewalks of Snow Editor, On my drive home from work Thursday night, January 29, I noticed two people walking out on Broad Street.
Congressman Moran’s News Commentary
Lilly Ledbetter worked for nearly 20 years at a Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. She sued her employer after learning that she was paid less than her male counterparts, despite having more experience than several of them
Letters to the Editor for the Week of January 29 – February 4, 2009
Hails Service of 3 Veteran F.C. Planners Editor, I am writing to extend my sincerest thanks to Maureen Budetti, Suzanne Fauber and Christine Sanders for their many years of intelligent, thoughtful service on the Planning Commission.
Congressman Jim Moran’s News Commentary
In 2001, Alan Greenspan warned that we might have too little debt. A $5.6 trillion surplus was projected that would have ensured our long term status as the world’s economic superpower while covering the health and retirement costs of the 77 million baby boomers about to retire.
Jim Moran’s News Commentary
Tuesday marks Earth Day, the annual event reminding all Americans that a livable, sustainable world cannot be achieved without action. In the last year, the New Direction Congress has taken up that challenge, beginning to reverse the old, failed energy policies of the past, breaking ground on new measures to […]