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Local Commentary

Editorial: Hopeful News On Redistricting

Virginia’s House of Delegates Democratic Leader Del. Eileen Filler-Corn and Caucus Chair Del. Charniele Herring released a joint statement in response to the U.S. District Court’s order Tuesday night proposing new legislative maps as part of the ongoing litigation surrounding eleven racially gerrymandered House of Delegates districts. They wrote, “When […]

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Our Man in Arlington

How much will it cost the sainted taxpayers of Arlington to incentivize the mighty Amazon? The dollar amount, I’m afraid, is presented by experts as coming in many buckets, over many years. Not easy to boil down to an annual per-household investment. Officials over the past two months have delivered […]

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Our Man in Arlington

By chance, the open seat I grabbed at the Jan. 10 Arlington School Board meeting was amidst a reunion of angry alumni of the now-renamed Washington-Lee High School. The plan to remove the problematic Robert E. Lee moniker was known going in. But there was an element of surprise that […]