Without an election system that ensures the active participation of the diverse many — rather than the entrenchment of the powerful few — any particular policy we pass this session is at risk of being rolled back in due time.
While Falls Church City has done a good job in a number of areas, it hasn’t done a good job in transportation or climate change, two issues that are integrally related.
I live off of Columbia Pike and see as many as a half-dozen school buses picking up elementary age children at the garden apartments east of the Bailey’s Firehouse. If you go through Mason District this scene is repeated at nearly all the low rent housing developments.
My thought is how much more low-income housing does Ms. Gross want in Mason District?
Our school board added protections from discrimination based on gender identity not just for students but also staff. It’s important students and staff have these protections outside of the classroom as well.
In the Big Picture, climate change is too massive to be fixed by cities, counties, or even states.
Many questions surround the safety of these fields and so far, studies have been limited. I cringe to think about the long term consequences.
Now with these improvements at Larry Graves, I’m optimistic that practice and game cancellations will decrease.
This year it is time for both men and women to use their vote to support candidates who will complete what Mattie Gundry and her sisters began — full equality under the law.
If we want Democrats to take back the statehouse in November, we need our leaders to make clear that Democratic rule in Richmond means a complete end to the anti-worker policies of statehouse Republicans.
“Mitch, you hear our pleas for safety, and you ignore us. We are moms, fathers, daughters and sons. We are people, and you are killing us. You can make a difference by passing universal background checks and you choose not to. Mitch, make the choice to save lives.”