Archives:November, 2012

City Of Alexandria Releases Draft Housing Master Plan For Public Comment

November 30th, 2012 | [From: City Hall]

Today, the City of Alexandria has released its draft Housing Master Plan for public review and comment. The Housing Master Plan is intended to guide future preservation and enhancement of affordable housing opportunities, community diversity, and economic sustainability in Alexandria.

Senate Approves Webb Amendment To Reaffirm U.S. Commitment To Japan On The Senkaku Islands

November 30th, 2012 | [From: From Congress]

Tonight, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved an amendment offered by Senator Jim Webb (D-Va.) to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to Japan under Article V of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security, and to firmly counter any attempts to challenge Japan’s administration of the Senkaku Islands.

Washington, D.C., Man Sentenced For $180,000 Credit Card Fraud

November 30th, 2012 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Darryl Garte Wise, 47, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 60 months in prison, followed by six years of supervised release, for stealing credit card numbers from guests of an upscale Washington, D.C., hotel and using those numbers to obtain more than $180,000 over a 14-month period.

Alexandria Library December Events

November 30th, 2012 | [From: Arts & Style]

Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library

5005 Duke Street, 22304
Tel: 703.746.1702 Fax: 703.746.1763
Mon-Thurs 10am - 9pm; Fri 10am - 6pm; Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun 1pm - 5pm

CPC Holiday Toy Drive

November 30th, 2012 | [From: Holiday Happenings]

Each holiday season, Community Partners for Children collects toys for deserving kids in the Alexandria area, and asks the community for help.

Lawrence Lee Lowe

November 29th, 2012 | [From: Obituaries, Other News]

Lawrence Lee Lowe, 81, passed peacefully Sept.27, 2012.

Senator Webb: Focus On Defense Department’s “Must-Have” Programs During Fiscal Debates

November 29th, 2012 | [From: From Congress]

During debate on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 yesterday, Senator Jim Webb (D-Va.) reiterated his concerns about using funding intended for operations, maintenance, and acquisition programs to expand biofuel research-and-development programs in the Department of Defense. Senator Webb emphasized the importance of re-evaluating each DoD program to determine its value in the context of national security as well as current and future fiscal realities.

CPC Calls For Extending The Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit

November 29th, 2012 | [From: EcoNews, From Congress]

Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Energy & Environment Task Force announced that the CPC is endorsing “The American Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit Extension Act of 2011” (H.R. 3307). This bipartisan bill, cosponsored by CPC member Jim Moran, would extend the Production Tax Credit for renewable energy through 2016.

The Middle-Class Tax Cuts’ Impact On Consumer Spending And Retailers

November 29th, 2012 | [From: Business, Top Stories]

White House Report:

Virginia Can’t Afford Tax Increases On Middle-Class Families…

Governor McDonnell Proclaims December 2-8 Winter Preparedness Week In Commonwealth

November 29th, 2012 | [From: From Richmond]

While Hurricane Sandy brought a surprise, early significant accumulating snowfall to portions of Virginia, meteorological winter does not officially begin in the Commonwealth until Saturday.