Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Preparing for U.S. monetary collapse, proposal from Del. Bob Marshall would weigh need for Commonwealth's own gold and silver coins.
A measure introduced by Virginia Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) to study a Virginia currency is now in front of the state Senate after approval from the House of Delegates on Monday. The House voted, 65-32, for the study of a metallic-based monetary unit in the event the U.S. dollar crumbles. Read the entire bill, as approved by the House. Del. Dave Eileen Filler Corn (D-Fairfax Station) voted against the bill, and Republican Del. Tim Hugo (40th) voted for it. According to the bill, the committee would meet four times this year to "consider recommendations for legislation, with respect to the need, means and schedule for establishing a metallic-based monetary unit to serve as a contingency currency for the Commonwealth." The bill sets the …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Gov. Bob McDonnell wants to raise transportation revenue, but is this a good solution?
Saturday, January 12
Dear Editor, It is disturbing to me that Delegate Tim Hugo and Gov. Bob McDonnell have considered to propose a bill charging Hybrid owners a $100 annual fee. This will directly, and ultimately, negatively impact Virginia's economy by decreasing the demand for hybrid cars and promoting the purchase of cars that are not environmentally friendly. As a Citizen of Virginia and an environmentally conscious consumer I purchased a Toyota Prius C last year. I’m a young professional in the Northern Virginia area producing and editing viral web videos and I direct the annual Clifton Film Fest. I saved up for a long time to put down money and buy this specific car. I knew hybrids were more expensive than the average car, but I was also aware I’d save…
Friday, September 28, 2012
Del. Surovell and Del. Hugo will appear in the premier of 'How the States Got Their Shapes.'
Virginia Delegates Scott Surovell (D-44th District) and Tim Hugo (R-40th District) will make cameos in the H2 show (Historical Network Television from The History Channel) How the States Got Their Shapes on Saturday night. How the States Got Their Shapes will premier on Saturday night on H2. In this clip, Surovell faces off against Hugo, answering questions about Red States and Blue States. How the States Got Their Shapes will premier on H2 at 10 p.m. Check your local listings for more details.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The school system will also pay for a turn lane to improve traffic flow.
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) has agreed to pay for a traffic light at the Braddock Road entrance to Willow Springs Elementary School, according to officials who attended a community meeting at the school. In addition, FCPS has agreed to pay for a right hand turn lane from the school onto Braddock Road to improve traffic flow. Parents and staff of Willow Springs were surprised when just week's before school started, the school safety signals at the school's entrance on Braddock Road were removed. It is unclear who ordered them removed. Community members contacted Delegate Tim Hugo (R-40), who called a meeting at the school with Fairfax County Public Schools representatives, the Virginia Department of Transportation, Fairfax County…
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The party was held Wednesday night.
Fairfax County Republicans celebrated St. Patrick's Day with Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity at the Springfield Golf and Country Club. Delegate Tim Hugo (R-40th), who represents portions of Clifton, introduced Herrity, who represents the Springfield District. A band and young Irish dancers performed at the event.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Braddock District Supervisor forum also held Wednesday
Schools and colleges, transportation woes and complaints of unfair treatment out of Richmond took center stage Wednesday evening at a forum for state lawmakers and their political challengers at the Robinson Legislative Forum. Candidates for the Braddock District Supervisor race and Sheriff Stan Barry also appeared at the debate, held before a crowd of several hundred people – including many students fulfilling a school civics requirement – at Robinson Secondary School. Delegate Debate On education, 37th House District Del. David Bulova, a Democrat representing portions of Fairfax Station, Fairfax City and Centreville, praised the merits of accountability but accused mandates such as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) as destroying the “joy of …
Friday, September 23, 2011
Spotlight on Delegate Tim Hugo
At a Glance Tim Hugo started his career in politics as a receptionist on Capitol Hill and moved up to be a state Delegate for the 40th District. Hugo (R) has held his seat, which covers portions of Fairfax Station and Clifton, since 2003. This year, he faces independent candidate Dianne Blais in the November election. Having grown up in the Virginia Beach area, he received his degree at William and Mary in 1986 and also received a Kodak Fellowship for the Senior Managers at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. “After college I literally wanted to move up and get involved in politics, so I moved to Washington D.C.,” Hugo said. He got his career started answering phones, and later moved up to a position in the …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Your social media guide to the elections
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