Reston Politics

Reston Politics


Confusion, Anger, Agenda Difficulties in Fairfax County

Public safety committee meeting focuses on ICE, without ICE at the table.

Fundraiser in Reston for Moms Demand Action

Event Saturday, April 14 at Café Montmartre.

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Reston Association Passes Stronger Internal Controls

StoneTurn Group, LLP urged RA to adopt similar policies a year ago.

Commentary: Virginia Special Session Scheduled

Act now to support House version of budget which includes Medicaid expansion.

Commentary: The Rest of the Session

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South Lakes Students Join National Walkout

Nationwide event protests Congress’ inaction in response to gun violence.

Commentary: Until Another Day

The Conversation Begins in Fairfax County: Budgeting Words

Board prioritizes compensation for teachers and county employees.

Commentary: Follow the Children

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Budget Brinkmanship in Virginia

Lawmakers poised to leave town without passing budget.

Budget showdowns are rare in Virginia, but not unprecedented. Back in 2004, Gov. Mark Warner clashed with Republicans over a sales tax increase. Then in 2014, Gov. Terry McAuliffe engaged in brinkmanship over expanding Medicaid. Now lawmakers are poised to end the session once again without passing a budget.

Commentary: Budget Imbalance in Virginia