Reporting on state government Each year about this time, state agencies begin reporting data for the previous fiscal year. One such document prepared by the Virginia Department of Transportation reports on the state and Federal funds expected to be dedicated to the maintenance of the highway system for next six […]
A hot topic in state legislatures is universal health coverage. Tired of waiting for the Congress to take action, states are striking out on their own, most notably Massachusetts.
As of July 1, photo-red light camera designed to catch motorists running red lights will again be legal in Virginia. However, in the City of Falls Church, cameras used earlier at the four intersections will not get fired up until the fall, according to City officials. That’s because a new […]
Upon walking down M Street in Georgetown, one may completely miss the oriental gem that is Mie N Yu. But in fact, this silk road-themed restaurant and bar has proven to be a staple among locals. Mie N Yu prides itself on its delicious Asian-fusion cuisine, its eclectic décor that […]
I’m tearing down my giant portrait of Superman hanging over my mantle, and replacing it with one of Senator Patrick Leahy. I think he might look quite fetching with arms folded and a big red cape.
When a devout Muslim taxi driver refuses to take you where you want to go because you have luggage containing alcohol, the only appropriate response is, “shut up and drive.”