There was lots of excitement in Mason District last week, as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx joined Virginia Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Lane, Fairfax County Board Chairman Sharon Bulova, and more than a dozen state delegates, senators, and […]
By Joe Green As a graduate of the University of Virginia (College ‘93) and a Phi Kappa Psi brother, the last two weeks...
The regional forecast delivered by George Mason University’s Dr. Stephen Fuller to the Northern Virginia Association...
It’s been my honor to succeed my mentor and good friend James M. “Jim” Scott in the House of Delegates in 2014....
Arlington makes a mission of being economically diverse. But market forces push in the opposite direction. That clash as it impacts the exploding costs of housing was explored at a Dec. 10 Committee of 100 discussion. The upshot: hope for solutions built around a convergence of interests between aging baby […]Read more ›
By Sean Follin So you’ve just hired a 25-year-old Millennial. Get ready to contend with the entitlement. The air of authority (sans experience). The texts written in code. The lofty expectations and quick-to-the-next-one career path. Did you know on average, a Millennial will have seven jobs by the time he […]Read more ›
An article about sea level rise in Sunday’s Washington Post came just a bit late for discussion at the quarterly meeting of the Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) to the Chesapeake Executive Council in Easton, Maryland last week, but the issue wasn’t far from anyone’s mind. LGAC’s members are appointed […]Read more ›
While the 2015 session of the Virginia General Assembly doesn’t start until mid-January, the months of November and December are busy times for legislators. A key item on most legislative “To Do” lists is producing legislation to be introduced during the next session. The bills I am referring to, here, […]Read more ›
As shocked as the nation was by the recent publication in Rolling Stone of the terrible account of a gang rape perpetrated at a fraternity on the campus of the University of Virginia, the sudden recantation by Rolling Stone in the next days also made major waves, leaving many confused […]Read more ›
I was riding the tourist mobile at Arlington Cemetery this October when I chanced to notice an elegant tombstone bearing the name Edward Rowny. I recognized him as the decorated Army general who headed President Reagan’s team negotiating strategic arms limitations with the Soviet Union in the 1980s. Flash forward […]Read more ›