Thursday, February 21, 2013
A look ahead at transportation, parks, education and more.
Thursday, February 21
Springfield District Supervisor Pat Herrity delivered his State of the County address Tuesday. Here it is, in its entirety, courtesy of Supervisor Herrity: Looking Back 2012 was a year full of surprises, some good, some not so good. With the backdrop of the Presidential and federal elections many of the issues raised at the national level mirrored those that we at the County had to deal with; namely our fiscal situation, regulatory policies, and infrastructure. 2012 was also a year of surprises for me personally. As I approach the one year anniversary of my open heart surgery I am grateful to have made a full and speedy recovery, to be here and to be able to continue to serve you. As we enter 2013 and look ahead to the challenges facing us…
Friday, August 17, 2012
Congressman Paul Ryan campaigned August 17 at West Springfield High School.
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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Herrity's 'State of the District' address included transportation, homeowner taxes, government regulation, jobs and the future of the Fairfax County Parkway.
"Phase II of Dulles Rail fails miserably as a transportation project," Springfield District Supervisor Pat Herrity told about 50 people gathered in the West Springfield District Government Office auditorium one day last week, for his annual State of the Distric address. This spring the Fairfax County and Loudoun County boards of supervisors must decide whether to opt in or opt out of Phase II of the Dulles Rail Project. Herrity warned that Fairfax County is not ready for that vote. "Rail through Tysons past the airport and into Loudoun is the largest public works project in the history of the Commonwealth, and it has significant financial implications to the counties, their residents and businesses, and the users of the Dulles Toll Road" …