Many of us have experienced a balmy Caribbean day, relaxing in the shade of a palm tree and sipping a frosty Red Stripe beer.
A few years back peak oil all seemed so simple.
The global recession has translated into a steep nosedive in sales tax revenues, rather than declining residential real estate values, as the primary cause of a $1.2 million shortfall that confronts the City of Falls Church as it moves toward adoption of a budget for the new fiscal year.
While waiting to see just how much OPEC says it will cut production next week, and then a couple of months more to see how much they actually cut, the crisis of the week is Washington’s bail-out of Detroit.
The hurricane that is the financial crisis blowing across our economy has left no one untouched.
A far cry from distressed fiscal conditions in neighboring Prince William and Fairfax counties, the City of Falls Church ended the last fiscal year June 30 only $355,000 in the hole, the City’s Chief Financial Officer John Tuohy reported Tuesday.
Transportation Session The General Assembly continues to struggle with the transportation issue in Special Session. We are currently scheduled to be in Richmond on July 9th for a last ditch effort to achieve agreement. I am proud to say that the Senate Democrats, on a party-line vote of 21-19, have […]
Three months ago anyone talking about $200 oil was considered a fear monger, or worse, but things happen fast these days. In the intervening period, oil prices have risen by nearly $40 a barrel and show no signs of stopping. All of a sudden it has become fashionable to start […]
Special In What Way? While most Virginians are probably enjoying the summer in a leisurely way, their state legislature is back in session.
February 14 – 20, 2008