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'Throttle the poor'? I'm just hoping for a readable budget

If I named a task that can consume my workday, I'd probably say it's scrolling through budgets, agendas, audits, meeting minutes and other materials so dry I sometimes wish they'd spontaneously combust. Those precious pre-deadline minutes can zoom by...

By Paige Winfield Cunningham  |  September 9, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  DMV , Fairfax County , HotTopic , Local Bloggers Network , Local blog network , Prince William County , Tysons Corner , Va. Politics , Virginia  
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Virginia's unemployment overpayments

Maybe Virginia's unemployment funds would have lasted longer if the state hadn't given 15 percent of its payments to unqualified claimants last year. In October 2009, the state's unemployment money ran out and it had to borrow $347 million...

By Paige Winfield Cunningham  |  September 2, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Fairfax County , HotTopic , Local Bloggers Network , Local blog network , Prince William County , Tysons Corner , Virginia , economy  
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Why I put a hold on the Metro oversight bill

Borrowing money we don’t have to spend on regulations we don’t need will not make Metro riders any safer.

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  August 16, 2010; 7:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Arlington , Baltimore , D.C. , D.C. politics , Fairfax County , HotTopic , Maryland , Metro , Montgomery County , Prince George's County , Prince William County , Purple Line , Takoma , Tysons Corner , traffic , transportation  
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When it rains, storm stories flow

By Christine C. Lawrence, Bethesda Regarding the Aug. 13 Metro article “Back-to-back blows smack region around”: At 7:15 a.m. Thursday, I was standing in line with my family and friends visiting from Seattle, waiting to be checked in for a...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  August 13, 2010; 8:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. , HotTopic , Maryland , Prince George's County , Prince William County , Tysons Corner , Virginia , environment , weather  
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Virginia officials weren't whining

Gov. Bob McDonnell, Sens. Mark Warner and Jim Webb and Reps. Randy Forbes and Glenn Nye all seem a bit like whiny children in my Local Blog Network colleague Peter Galuszka's take on their protest of military cuts yesterday....

By Paige Winfield Cunningham  |  August 10, 2010; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Fairfax County , HotTopic , Local Bloggers Network , Local blog network , Prince William County , Tysons Corner , Va. Politics , Virginia , economy  
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Why is Virginia 'business friendly'?

Virginia scored well in another survey of the best states for business, but it's not all good news.

By Peter Galuszka  |  July 14, 2010; 11:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fairfax County , HotTopic , Maryland , Montgomery County , Prince William County , Tysons Corner , Va. Politics , Virginia , development , economy , education , environment , real estate , same-sex marriage , schools , taxes , traffic , transportation  
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Today is the day we fix Tysons Corner, Dan Malouff , June 22, 2010
A flawed plan for Tysons Corner, washingtonpost.com editors , June 21, 2010
Crossing Route 7 will mean long waits in Tysons, washingtonpost.com editors , June 14, 2010
 
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