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Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

The “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” aka the “stimulus,” paid dividends for northern Virginia last week when the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it had awarded $77.5 million in funding for Rail to Dulles.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

It was a striking admission, in the State of the Union address, from America’s oilman-in-chief. It may have been a long time coming, but Republicans and Democrats alike applauded President Bush for telling the unvarnished truth about a country that has just 3% of the world’s oil reserves but uses nearly a quarter of the […]

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

Tuesday marks Earth Day, the annual event reminding all Americans that a livable, sustainable world cannot be achieved without action. In the last year, the New Direction Congress has taken up that challenge, beginning to reverse the old, failed energy policies of the past, breaking ground on new measures to develop and use clean, renewable […]

Jody’s Jam of The Week

“Fermenting Revolution: How to Drink Beer & Save the World” Book Discussion, Signing & Beer Tasting, December 2, 3-5 p.m. at Shirlington Public Library and Busboys & Poets

Peak Oil Crisis: By Order of the Governor

Earlier this month, the Governor of Virginia issued what is sure to be one of many orders, laws and regulations mandating greater efficiency in the use of energy. Although justified in terms of saving taxpayer money, wise use of natural resources and reducing greenhouse gases, the order serves equally well as a preemptory strike against […]

Low Ratings Equal Fall Drama for NBC

At the end of the summer, NBC appeared primed for a ratings resurgence behind a slew of high-profile new shows, many of them receiving sparkling reviews from critics. However, a month and a half into the fall season, viewers are still low and the clock has already expired on a character that could have been […]