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Fairfax officials fear Silver Line funding in jeopardy

As Virginia lawmakers continue to debate how to pay for transportation projects in the state, Fairfax County officials fear the loss of $300 million that is slated to help pay for constructing the Silver Line to Dulles.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 03:38pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, transportation funding, transportation funding reform bill, Silver Line, Sharon Bulova, Jeff McKay

Va. Legislature considers income tax for roads, NOVA

Nine local governments in Northern Virginia would be allowed to impose an income to pay for local road projects under a bill advancing through the legislature. Local opponents liken the measure to legislative surrender as the state continues to struggle to fund transportation.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 04:24pm EST

Tags: transportation funding, Chap Peterson, Virginia General Assembly, income taxes, Sharon Bulova

Fairfax to create formal gun give-back program

Fairfax County is working on a formal gun give- back program to get unwanted weapons off the street.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 04:36am EST

Tags: gun violence, Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County Police Department, Hank Silverberg, guns

Fairfax County experiences slow financial growth

It's a fiscal sign of the times. One of the D.C. area's largest, wealthiest counties is feeling the financial squeeze again this year.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 07:55am EST

Tags: Fairfax County, Sharon Bulova, County Board of Supervisors, gas tax, Kathy Stewart

Fairfax supervisors want workers to kick the habit

Fairfax County is debating policies that would encourage county employees to stop smoking in an effort to improve workers' health and reduce health care costs.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 05:10pm EST

Tags: Gerry Hyland, Sharon Bulova, smoking, health care, Affordable Care Act, Hank Silverberg

Local governments warned to consider cuts as 'fiscal cliff' approaches

The clock continues to tick towards Jan. 1, 2013 when a mandatory 10 percent cut in the federal budget is scheduled to kick in.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 04:38pm EDT

Tags: Frank Principi, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Sharon Bulova

Survey asks Fairfax Co. residents how to fund roads

Fairfax County needs $3 billion over the next 10 years to build and maintain local roads because of cutbacks in state and federal funding.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 04:56am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, road work, Hank Silverberg, Sharon Bulova, taxes

Fairfax County aims to change game for commuters

Fairfax County is moving quickly on transportation projects and the head of the county board of supervisors says it should all pay off for commuters.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 05:56am EDT

Tags: Beltway Express Lanes, Sharon Bulova, Adam Tuss, 95 Express Lanes

Bulova praises Dominion's response to storm in Va.

Dominion Virginia Power's response to Friday's storm is earning praise from Fairfax County's top elected official.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 05:43pm EDT

Tags: Sharon Bulova, Dominion

Battle brewing over control of Va. transit funding

There's another power struggle in Virginia over how tax dollars are being spent on mass transit.

Monday - 06/18/2012, 03:53pm EDT

Tags: Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, Bob McDonnell, Sean Connaughton, Sharon Bulova, Hank Silverberg, transportation, Commonwealth Transportation Board

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