The House this week passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, legislation extending federal hate crimes law to protect individuals targeted because of their sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.
A major effort on the part of the City of Falls Church professional staff and elected officials to convene a town meeting about the City’s fiscal crunch, held at the Community Center last week, left at least one City Councilman sorely disappointed, and the rest searching for explanations about why […]
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.
Registration Deadline for Feb. 3 Election Extended Voter registration for the special Feb. 3 election in Fairfax County has been extended to next Tuesday, Jan. 20, by the State Board of Elections, it was announced this week.
City Acts to Attract New Fed Staffers City of Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner notified the News-Press yesterday that she’s preparing a letter to President-elect Barack Obama and his family, inviting them to enroll their children in the Falls Church City Public Schools.
Dear President-Elect Obama: Congratulations on your resounding victory in the last week’s Presidential election!
Wall Street’s impact on Broad Street (Falls Church’s Main Street) will actually be felt more in countless residential neighborhoods both here and across the planet as personal retirement and pension accounts disintegrate and local governments face steep losses in both their investment account balances and tax revenues.
It’s been a month since the most recent municipal election in the City of Falls Church, but attitudes around City Hall suggest the will of the citizens reflected in the vote have already been muddied and even lost.
McLean Rotary Awards Four Scholarships The McLean Rotary Club Foundation awarded scholarships to four students from Pimmit Hills High School at a luncheon of the McLean Rotary Club on Tuesday, April 29. Pimmit Hills is one of three Fairfax County adult/alternative high schools, designed to assist students who might not […]