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Issues To Watch In Arlington

lt;p><b>Life After Finta</b> <p>Frances Finta was one of the most active, organized and vital members of the Arlington County Civic Federation before she died late last month at ... read more

Board Transportation Committee (BTC) Meeting

Supervisor McKay called the meeting to order at 10:05 a.m. Lauren Mollerup, VDOT, introduced Mitch Ball, who replaced Andrew Beacher, as the Assistant Transportation & Land Use Director for Arlington ... read more

The Council’s Confederacy of Dunces

What was the New York City Council concerned about in early January of 2002, when a municipal budget crisis loomed, the economy foundered, and downtown residents and workers still struggled to get ... read more

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Meetings Are Just Tip of Iceberg

Committee meetings are another venue in which board members carry out their work, largely out of sight. Finally, the actual board meetings—while open to the public—involve give-and-take that, like an ... read more

Six Candidates for D-15 School Board

A planned $27 million bond issue became a referendum after more than 7,500 residents signed a petition ... Among the disputes this year was Quinn's concern that meeting minutes were being slanted. Her ... read more

Denver councilman: Rein in medical marijuana

“I don’t think we stop people from having access,” Brown, just back in his office after visiting a dispensary, told me. “But we do need to have some oversight.” He’s right. As we’ll detail tomorrow, ... read more

Council candidate Bowers grew from volunteer work with aim to help others

He'll have a rematch in the May 7 general election against Taylor Wyatt. Reporter Nancy Hicks interviewed Bowers after his narrow primary victory. Occupation: School social worker and owner of ... read more

Dick Barr: Candidate Profile:

I've been known to fill an auditorium or two with concerned citizens who want to fight back against decisions that affect them. Being a legislator on County Board is not just about sitting in meetings ... read more

Travel Prospers, Exporters Suffer In CA Following 'Brexit' Vote

The state of California could move from the world’s sixth largest economy to fifth largest following Britain’s referendum to leave the European Union last week. Sacramento-based economist Jock ... read more

Airplanes vs. Bullet Trains: The Race Is On in Texas

After ... bond measure or contentious voter referendum. Instead, the venture is being privately funded by a consortium of profit-seeking investors and is being vigorously backed by leaders drawn from ... read more

Mayors Can Be 'Prime Movers' of Urban School Improvement

Given the high level of interest at the local, state, and federal levels in mayoral control of public schools, it is important to understand the organizing principles of mayoral accountability, and ... read more

Council candidate Wyatt concerned about spending, overreach

He was a student manager for the football team and was doing some volunteer coaching when he decided to switch to education after talking with coaches. "I loved being around the kids. I loved sports. ... read more

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