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The Tea Party vs. smart growth

The Tea Party movement in Virginia has a new whipping boy: smart growth. One focus is Chesterfield County, the largest suburban area in the Richmond region, which has been beset with the woes of overbuilding and lax oversight for...

By Peter Galuszka  | March 7, 2011; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Hold Wal-Mart to its promises in D.C.

Regarding the Feb. 14 editorial "The Wal-Mart opportunity": It's clear that Wal-Mart's "carefully orchestrated campaign to win support and disarm critics" has succeeded with The Post. How else to explain the editorial board arguing that Wal-Mart shouldn't be expected to...

By Keith Silver, Washington  | February 21, 2011; 7:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  D.C., D.C. politics, HotTopic, development, economy, real estate  
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Lines drawn over McDonnell's transportation plan

Lines are being drawn over Gov. Robert F. McDonnell's ambitious plan to put $4 billion in transportation projects over the next three years, mostly through the sale of state and federal bonds. A group of 15 business executives from...

By Peter Galuszka  | January 27, 2011; 3:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Rough waters for George Allen

It's no surprise that George Allen wants his Senate seat back. The question for him is whether he understands how much the political landscape has changed in Virginia since his disastrous reelection run in 2006. Republican insiders say that...

By Peter Galuszka  | January 26, 2011; 12:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Georgetown real estate market makes a comeback

In 2010, the Georgetown real estate market appears to have started to pull itself off the bottom. While the numbers are still down, the market is definitely finally moving upward. There were 215 homes sold in Georgetown in 2010....

By Topher Mathews  | January 12, 2011; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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No foul play in Ward 5 development project

The Dec. 13 editorial "The tangled tales of Harry Thomas" continued The Post editorial board's unrelenting and inappropriate venture into investigative journalism. The insinuation of a quid pro quo between Rhode Island Avenue Metro LLC's January 2008 donation to Team...

By Harry Thomas Jr., Washington  | December 15, 2010; 6:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C., D.C. politics, HotTopic, Mayor Fenty, Metro, development, economy, media, real estate, taxes  
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Older Entries in This Category »

The new immigration battleground, Peter Galuszka , December 15, 2010
Toll mania in Hampton Roads?, Peter Galuszka , December 8, 2010
The coming zoning fight, Topher Mathews , November 16, 2010
One cheer for Virginia Republicans , Peter Galuszka , November 3, 2010
Obama's melancholy Richmond visit, Peter Galuszka , September 29, 2010
'Young Gun' Cantor -- Main Street Republican , Peter Galuszka , September 17, 2010
The yellow mailbox revolution, Peter Galuszka , September 15, 2010
Privatization proves difficult in two Va. deals, Peter Galuszka , September 14, 2010
Is financing delaying a Va. coal-fired power plant?, Peter Galuszka , September 9, 2010
McDonnell drags his feet on the bay, Peter Galuszka , September 3, 2010
Too soon to judge D.C. affordable housing law, David Alpert , July 27, 2010
McDonnell stonewalls Chesapeake cleanup, Peter Galuszka , July 21, 2010
Why is Virginia 'business friendly'?, Peter Galuszka , July 14, 2010
More parking near the Mall, washingtonpost.com editors , July 7, 2010
Corey Stewart wants Virginia to be Arizona, Peter Galuszka , June 25, 2010
A flawed plan for Tysons Corner, washingtonpost.com editors , June 21, 2010
Georgetown Apple store finally ready to open, Topher Mathews , June 16, 2010
Coal plant splits rural Virginia town, Peter Galuszka , May 24, 2010
Where Should Sonia Sotomayor Live?, Vince Rinehart , July 17, 2009
 
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