Monthly Archives: May 2011

Bits & Pieces from Memorial Day

It was a memorable Memorial Day weekend.  Here are some figures that tell the story – 46:  The number of minutes it took this morning at the Courthouse to read the “Roll of Honor,” i.e. the names of Fairfax County … Continue reading

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Riding With the Patriots

(Update:  Here’s the video from Catherine Read.  About the 20th bike coming out has me on the back, wearing a blue checked shirt and waving at camera).  This morning was the annual “Ride of the Patriots” from Patriot Harley-Davidson in … Continue reading

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The VA Constitution — Does It Mean What it Says?

One of the interesting side issues to arise in 2011 has been the Attorney General’s opinion that the state may not make any appropriations of public funds to churches or non-profits. Actually, the “opinion” itself was exactly correct, if superfluous, … Continue reading

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Senator on Tap at Grevey’s Monday night

Monday night, my campaign will be hosting our first monthly “Senator on Tap” from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Grevey’s in Merrifield.  This will be the first of many.   We’re starting on the east side of the 34th SD — in the … Continue reading

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Dulles Rail — A Tale of Two Tunnels

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the “mega-projects” in northern Virginia, but left out the Dulles Rail project.  It’s because its status is constantly in the news and the news is often not good. One of the ironies of the … Continue reading

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