The “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” aka the “stimulus,” paid dividends for northern Virginia last week when the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it had awarded $77.5 million in funding for Rail to Dulles.
After a two-and-a-half hours of a public hearing, questions and comments, at City Hall tonight, Falls Church City Council members left with no clear final consensus on how they will vote when finally adopting the FY10 budget this coming Monday.
The prospect of a light rail line extending the length of Route 7, through the City of Falls Church, from Bailey’s Crossroads to Tysons Corner was the focus of U.S. Rep. Jim Moran’s remarks to the F.C. City Council Monday.
Northern Virginia legislators, in a series of exclusive interviews with the News-Press yesterday, concurred with the remarks of Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, delivered at the conclusion of the Richmond legislative session last week, that President Obama’s massive economic stimulus program has saved 7,100 state jobs in the just-adopted Fiscal Year […]
Nearing “crossover” with uncertainty Each year at roughly the mid-point in the General Assembly session,
Fairfax County schools, facing $10 million in cuts in the coming budget, will get significant, targeted relief from the huge $819 billion economic stimulus bill that passed the U.S. House last night.
Moran Convenes Urgent Meeting Of Area Leaders Facing the loss of over 1,000 Northern Virginia county and local government jobs in the coming budget cycle, area officials are scrambling to prepare a response to the federal government’s massive stimulus package that will swiftly infuse a combination of funds and tax […]
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16 – At an urgency-called meeting with local government officials in his eighth district of Northern Virginia, Rep. Jim Moran laid out how $500 billion in federal economic stimulus funds will be rushed to infuse the withering national economy with job-creating infrastructure and related projects.
Arrest Made in F.C. Murder Case A Fairfax County police investigation into the Sept. 25 murder of Genevieve Paulette Orange led to the arrest yesterday of Mark Erik Lawlor, 43, a resident in the same apartment complex as Orange at 6166 Leesburg Pike.
The impact of the meltdown on Wall Street on conditions on Falls Church’s Broad Street, and Fairfax County’s Leesburg Pike, is going to become unmistakable over the next period, and will impact government revenues, pension funds and the commercial market.