April 18, 2013
We are back home in Woodbridge after two months in Richmond for the 2013 session of the Virginia General Assembly. I am reporting to Prince William residents on what transpired at the Capitol, and I am doing so in my own words and not through a staff filter.
April 17, 2013
We understand that the current owner of the property disagrees with this position, and we have authorized the and directed the county attorney to take whatever steps necessary to resolve that issue in court as quickly as possible.
April 4, 2013
Last fall, the Board of Supervisors narrowly voted to tear down the current 285,000 square foot Stafford High School and replace it with a new 275,000 square foot Stafford High School.
March 23, 2013
Madera Farm is intended to be primarily used for agricultural practices including growing crops and raising livestock.
March 21, 2013
In Prince William County politics, however, we currently have a few bloggers who are either so afraid of backlash or so uncomfortable with their positions that they aren’t willing to put their names on their work.
March 11, 2013
You must be doing something right in Woodbridge!
March 10, 2013
If Madera Farm was truly a “farm,” there would be no need for an SUP.
March 8, 2013
I am proud to support their efforts to authorize a project development analysis on the extension.
February 25, 2013
I am typing these words at my General Assembly desk in Richmond about a crucial vote on transportation that we took on Friday, February 22.
November 25, 2012
With taxpayers hurting, there is talk of alternative county tax rate proposals for the future.
November 15, 2012
The GOP must respect minority communities and not blow them off by never visiting their neighborhoods.
November 10, 2012
Election Day is perhaps the greatest expression of our democracy.
November 7, 2012
The Council would sincerely like to Thank the citizens in the Town of Dumfries who exercised their right to vote on November 6, 2012.
October 17, 2012
Over the past six years, I have watched a close family friend of mine battle this disease, and she has been an inspiration to me.
September 21, 2012
There have been several changes in voting laws and procedures that every voter should know about. Here are four important questions all voters need to answer in order to be ready to vote this fall.
May 23, 2012
A key function of the General Assembly is to elect judges. Unlike other states, this task falls squarely on the shoulders of the General Assembly and we must select judges of the highest character and ability. If either condition is lacking, we must ask “is this candidate worthy of selection?”
May 14, 2012
Later this year, the Postal Service will hold public meetings with affected communities to gather feedback on this new plan as well as the previously announced options which include a) establishing mail delivery service to residents and businesses by either rural carrier or highway contract route; b) contracting with a local business or community venue to create a Village Post Office; c) providing service from a nearby Post Office.
March 7, 2012
America needs a financially-stable Postal Service. Toward that end, the Postal Service is taking aggressive actions to preserve the long-term affordability of mail and to adapt to a changing marketplace and evolving mailing needs.
January 21, 2012
I applaud the governor’s decision to maintain the moratorium for now. However, a decision to move this process forward should have been an open process, especially if the mining will take place in our backyard
January 2, 2012
In a digital world, businesses and individuals have choices in the way they communicate. Although the Postal Service facilitates trillions in commerce annually, and supports a $900 billion mailing industry that employs almost 8 million people, it must have the tools and the motivations to effectively compete for customers.