Special In What Way? While most Virginians are probably enjoying the summer in a leisurely way, their state legislature is back in session.
An important loss – Northern Virginia lost what could be a critical seat on the important House Finance Committee a few days ago.
Metro is one of the lynch pins that binds our region together. The federal government’s involvement in our regional transportation infrastructure dates back to World War II, when the Roosevelt administration built the region’s parkways to facilitate transport between downtown D.C. and key military and intelligence installations. President Eisenhower later […]
Northern Virginia lost what could be a critical seat on the important House Finance Committee a few days ago.
Trapped in the middle of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge! Trucks speeding by on the Outer Loop with air horns at full blast! The new draw span soaring 150 feet into the air – no way to get off!
The regular session of the General Assembly adjourned on March 13 and we immediately went into a special session called to handle a bond bill.
With crude oil now above $120 a barrel and threatening to go higher, it is clear that our preferred and convenient means of going places, our car, the airplane and the rental car soon are going to be parked because they will be too expensive to operate.
Lost in most reports of the current budget struggles by regional jurisdictions has been the new option approved in Richmond last year to raise the commercial real estate tax rate above that of residential real estate. In these tough fiscal times, the focus has been entirely on the residential real […]
Marshall 1; McDonnell 0
Grim, grim, and grimmer. That was the message delivered to the Board of Supervisors by County Executive Anthony H. Griffin on Monday as he released his proposed Fiscal Year 2009 budget for Fairfax County. The $3.3 billion General Fund budget, as proposed, holds county and school spending flat. The new […]