Monthly Archives: April 2008

Dulles Rail Raised from the Dead

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/30/AR2008043001674.html?hpid=topnews Well this is the story of the day in Fairfax County.  I was very surprised to see this headline when I picked up the Post this a.m.  Personally, having read the FTA’s opinion from January 25th, I did not … Continue reading

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A Spring Weekend in Vienna

The 34th State Senate district may look comparatively small on a map.  But it’s got a lot of great neighborhoods and localities. This weekend I spent most my time in Vienna, which is a small town (approx. 14,000 citizens) just … Continue reading

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Back in Richmond

We’re back in Richmond for the reconvened session today.  We have been in and out of recess all day today. What has happened? The Governor’s amendments to House and Senate bills were largely passed without comment.  Two were rejected.  Each … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2008 — Where Exactly Are we Going With This?

It’s an unusual Earth Day this year.  Awareness of global warming and other enviro trends is at an all-time high.  Pressure to “be green” in the marketplace is more intense than ever.  The fuel-guzzling SUV or mega-mansion is increasingly part of … Continue reading

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Postscript to Wise Visit

A couple weeks ago I posted about my trip to Wise, specifically about our flight to the Lonesome Pine airport which sits up in the hills, a few miles above the town of Wise. I noted the fact that there was … Continue reading

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