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Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The House this week approved a resolution I offered to credit a lesser recognized group of people affected by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan–the children of American service members.

Mabry Decides Not to Run for F.C. Council

Former Vice Mayor Sam Mabry announced this week that despite qualifying for the City of Falls Church’s May 6 City Council election ballot, he will not run for a third term after all.

School News and Notes

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Armstrong Elementary students collected a total of 131 paper penguins, each one representing 60 minutes of reading, to celebrate Read Across America Day. Principal Shane Wolfe (center), pictured with Assistant Principals Debra Hill (left) and Erin Wilhelm (right), kept his promise to dress as a penguin if students met their reading goal. (Photo: Courtesy David […]

F.C. Council to Vote on 6 Initial OKs for City Center

Huge Package Of Legislation Comes Monday A sweeping package of six ordinances and resolutions encompassing all the necessary components for the launch of the long-awaited new Falls Church City Center will come to the City Council for a round of preliminary votes this Monday.

F.C. Council Votes to Repudiate Immigration

Unanimous in Strongly-Worded Support of Integration, Inclusion As if in direct defiance of a Virginia Crime Commission call earlier the same day for state trooper enforcement of federal immigration laws, the Falls Church City Council passed unanimously a strongly-worded resolution Tuesday night rejecting “the enactment of any policies that would cause employees of the City […]

Delegate Jim Scott’s Richmond Report

Each year the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) holds it annual policy-making meeting in July or August. As I write this, we have just heard two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author, David McCullough, speak on the importance of teaching and learning history.

Jim Moran

April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The purpose of the special designation is to increase the public’s understanding of sexual violence in our society with the hope that a month of intensified awareness efforts combined with sexual violence prevention work throughout the year will bring us closer to ending these […]

Jim Moran

The House is debating a resolution this week expressing Congress’ disapproval of the President’s escalation of over 20,000 troops. Over 36 hours of debate have been scheduled, allowing every member of the House five minutes to express their views on Iraq and the President’s surge option.

Helen Thomas: Congress Should Weigh In On The War

WASHINGTON — President Bush apparently could care less whether the House votes for a non-binding resolution opposing his escalation of U.S. troops in Iraq, now that the Senate has tied itself into knots because so many senators have chickened out on the No. 1 issue in America.