Unsatisfied with the existing identification requirements to vote in Virginia, on Feb. 1 Republicans in Virginia’s House of Delegates voted to make it even harder to vote in state elections.
The 2017 session of the General Assembly that got underway on Jan. 11 is barreling ahead towards its midpoint of Feb. 7. At that midpoint, referred to as “crossover.”
The aftermath of the 2016 Presidential Election sent shockwaves around the nation and through our community. The ferment from turmoil around the White House seems especially strong in Reston.
Demonstrations at Dulles in reaction to travel ban; fast moving General Assembly lacks transparency; other key issues.
As this date approaches, the General Assembly has a serious transparency issue, as it continues to kill most proposed legislation with unrecorded voice votes in subcommittee, with no accountability or record of how members voted.
Legislatures are about the serious work of governance even though they are often the brunt of jokes and criticism.
The mood was one of joyful camaraderie along with determination to stand up to what marchers saw as a terrible threat to their values and their country.
Growing up in America in the 1950s and 1960s, many children watched television only in black and white. Some children believed that the world beyond where they could see was only black and white, devoid of color even though their homes, their neighborhoods, their schools, their crayon boxes were filled with colors.
I am fed up with gerrymandering and other tactics politicians use to stack the votes in their favor!
As the new legislative year begins in Richmond, I hope more voters will join the effort to stop gerrymandering in Virginia.
With the furor over paid parking at RTC it would be nice for RTC to support retailers by providing free bike parking adjacent to retail outlets for people who bike.
Remember that thrill in Reston in July 2014 when the Silver Line station at Wiehle Avenue finally opened?
Former Senator Charles J. Colgan passed away earlier this month.
Over the course of a normal week, my office receives thousands of letters, emails, phone calls, and tweets from Northern Virginians.
Personal involvement of Culosi, Beltrante key to success of police commission.
The call for reform and transparency in Fairfax County Police began long before the shooting death of John Geer in August 2013.
Congresswoman’s report to the 10th district residents.