Voting in this City and across Virginia will be harder this November. For the first time, citizens must show photo identification to have their votes are counted.
We are well into the Fall of 2014 and the continuing saga of the Special Session of the General Assembly. Co-incidentally,...
There’s only one mom in the universe who could tell me, “Here’s my daughter’s bedroom, where ‘Damn Yankees’...
The Seven Corners Land Use and Transportation Task Force is concluding its two years of work to create a long-term vision...
I’ve been heartened by recent letters and articles in the News-Press asking crucial questions about the school bond referendum, but there’s a central question that needs more attention: how many students should the taxpayers of Falls Church educate?Read more ›
The realities of the regional economy are becoming overwhelmingly compelling. The prospects for continued economic growth here, despite all the indicators of success swarming around us, will be dependent on some “out of the box” thinking and visionary, courageous leadership by elected officials. All but one direction are now tapped […]Read more ›
Big changes in the air at one of Arlington’s higher-brow employers.Read more ›
In this space last week, guest commentators Juergen Tooren and Johannah Barry raised a number of questions about the Mount Daniel bond referendum, the City’s capital allocation process (CIP), and the fairness of the capital allocation process to the community. While I agree with some of the points they raise, […]Read more ›
The work of the Seven Corners Land Use and Transportation Task Force is nearing its close, and I was pleased to provide an update to the Falls Church City Council on Monday evening.Read more ›
Monday’s Washington Post story by Tom Jackman entitled, “Fairfax City Land Deal Under Scrutiny,” with the subhead, “More Public Discussion About $30 Million Sale Was Needed, Critics Say,” portrayed a situation apparently in stark contrast to the way things work in the City of Falls Church. It’s a lengthy article […]Read more ›