F.C.’s Manager Cites ‘Eliminatin’ Goal in Q & A The City of Falls Church’s water system is the victim of a takeover push by the Fairfax Water Authority that is seeking to “eliminate” other water systems from providing service in Fairfax County .
Nearly every day brings news of trillion-dollar government interventions in the world’s economies.
Marshall 1; McDonnell 0
Last week’s Legislative Day in Richmond, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) and the Virginia Municipal League (VML), convened nearly a thousand local elected officials from all over the Commonwealth. The annual trek to lobby General Assembly members about legislation with local impacts often is an exercise in […]
According to a report in Mobile Magazine, the average cost of maintaining a municipal wireless network is estimated at $150,000 per square mile over five years, based on a survey by Jupiter Research of 83 municipalities who have, or are in the process of installing them. While this may seem […]
AMMAN, Jordan — What is Condi doing?
On the Road As members of the House of Delegates Appropriations Committee, Vince Callahan, Bob Brink of Arlington, Joe May of Loudoun County and I (for the first time), joined most of the other members of the Committee in visiting public institutions supported by state funds in Southeastern and Southside […]
No doubt you have been reading about the Republican transportation plan passed on the last day of the General Assembly session. On the whole, it’s much ado about nothing.
Memorandum for: The Chairman, Arlington County Board Subject: Energy Task Force
The Metropolitan Washington Area Council of Governments (COG) recently released its 2006 Strategic Energy Plan. Reports like this of course are lengthy —220 pages—- and are unlikely to be read outside of a narrow circle of local officials and energy professionals. As it deals with a topic soon to be […]