As of this week, it is safe to say that we are at the unofficial halfway point or “crossover” period of this action-packed and historic special session.
Eleven years, six months and two weeks, approximately, after being diagnosed with "terminal" cancer: stage IV non small cell lung cancer, I have begun my treatment for stage IV papillary thyroid cancer.
Over the last month, the Virginia General Assembly has been in what’s called a “special session” to address voting in the forthcoming election, the budget and criminal justice.
To the members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors who recently voted to move forward on a public hearing for a total ban on firearms in public places within Fairfax County, I ask a simple question: what problem is this solving?
The House of Delegates is probably half-way through its virtual Special Session.
On Monday, Sept. 2, an “ Eco City” and one designated as “Tree City”, along with Alexandria Public Schools, had a beautiful old oak tree cut down in order to make room for a concession stand at the new TC Williams stadium.
I would like to commend Char McCargo Bah for the beautiful article she wrote on my grandfather, Wilmer B. Henry.
I am writing to comment on this misguided effort to change the name of T.C. Williams High School.
If we cannot have conversations without labeling opposing views as bigoted or prejudiced, how can we expect to move forward as a democratic society?
At the July 29 Library Board of Trustees meeting, my appointee Phil Rosenthal made a statement about the need for more diverse views to be represented in the library catalog’s highlighted books.
As the third week of the General Assembly’s Special Session draws to a close, several major legislative accomplishments are moving forward.
As a volunteer over the last four years advocating to end gerrymandering and reform the way our legislative districts are drawn, I wanted to let you know that we have a chance to approve a state constitutional amendment to create the Commonwealth’s first ever redistricting commission.
Workers lucky enough to have a job face the double bind of fearing the risk of COVID-19 and being laid off.
There will be nothing leisurely about this Labor Day for many working families, not least for essential workers.
The most important election of my lifetime is coming up on November 3, and I am not even on the ballot!
As I was telling my long-time friend, Rita, over the phone on Saturday afternoon, as a cancer patient – and I know this is going to sound ridiculous, short-sighted and stupid, I am not always forthcoming and honest when it comes to sharing new symptoms with my doctors, particularly my oncologist.
Complaints about Biden signs disappearing across Great Falls have been on the rise.