So Long, Old Friend I was saddened to learn that Delegate Vince Callahan announced that he has decided not to run for re-election.
Transportation Sham It was bad enough that the Republican leadership gave House and Senate members less than an hour to read the 105-page transportation bill. Unless virtually re-written by the Governor, it will require local governments to raise fees and taxes by almost $400 million in Northern Virginia with no […]
Jane Anastasia Walker Furhman, 56, died of complications of Alzheimer’s disease Saturday, March 3, 2007.
Last Saturday, Your Man in Arlington abandoned his regular venue and made the trek to Richmond for Virginia Democrats’ annual Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner.
Next week the General Assembly returns to Richmond for the 2007 legislative session. The Session officially begins on Wednesday, January 10th, and is scheduled to end on February 24. Perhaps this year the session will end on time!
Now is the time for all good legislators to meet with their constituents, and constituent groups, and organizations, and County Boards and City Councils, and School Boards and advocates to get ready for the General Assembly.
Budget Time As we prepare for the holiday season and the approaching new year, the activity in Richmond is picking up. But, the sugar plums there have dollar signs on them.
Oxymoronically, art museums can be incredibly alienating places. Often high strung, tense, even comically pretentious buildings that have more to do with the architect’s ego than the display of art. Whatever happened to that Teutonic edict ‘Form follows function’? Seems when it comes to the task of housing the world’s […]
News Briefs for October 12 – 18
So what have you been doing lately, Senator?