Martha Jane (Leake) Snider, 81, of Charlottesville passed away early on the morning of May 5, 2009, while surrounded by her loving family.
RICHMOND – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker at the Virginia Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner here Saturday night, but his presence was eclipsed by a slugfest involving three candidates seeking their party’s nomination to run for governor later this year.
This is a time of transitions. Senators and Delegates are in the process of moving to Richmond for the next several weeks for the General Assembly Session that begins next Wednesday.
$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, […]
My seatmate moves on (up?) Before President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden are sworn in on Jan.20, the Virginia House of Delegates will have two new members
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 […]
Hard Times Having lived through the Great Depression, Studs would certainly have recognized the current state of our economy.
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 […]
Northern Virginia lost what could be a critical seat on the important House Finance Committee a few days ago.
Somehow the month of May seems to be rushing by. Although the Regular Session and the first Special Session of the General Assembly were completed in April, there is still another Special Session on transportation coming up on June 23.