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Senator set to trade in sprawling district for compact one

As she prepares to trade in a sprawling district for a compact one, state Sen. Barbara Favola says she plans to continue giving it her all for her soon-to-be-former constituents. “I am a solid, solid vote” for progressive values while...

Senator: My district is changing, not my values

As she prepares to trade in a sprawling district for a compact one, state Sen. Barbara Favola says that while geography may be changing, her core values are not. “I am a solid, solid vote” for progressive values while having...

Senator: Governor needs to keep hands off local land-use powers

She may not be entirely enraptured with the Arlington County Board’s Missing Middle proposal as currently conceived – more on that down below – but a prominent member of the Arlington legislative delegation believes the Youngkin administration needs to...

Editor’s Notebook: Never let a fund-raising opp’y go to waste

State Sen. Barbara Favola – and I've more often than not had professional and personal admiration for her – is not just heartbroken. And she is not just sick. She is heartbroken AND sick. I know this because I’m on her...

Arlington GOP thinking ahead to state Senate races

Even as they work to determine their candidates for 2022 elections, Arlington Republicans are looking ahead to state Senate races in 2023. Matthew Hurtt, the local GOP’s communications chairman, recently sent out a missive reminding the rank-and-file that the Republican...

Favola bill on teacher licensure wins signature of governor

It took a long and somewhat winding road to get to his desk, but Gov. Youngkin has signed a measure related to licensure of teachers from outside the U.S., patroned by state Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington-Fairfax-Loudoun). The measure requires the...

State Senate lauds longtime Arlington legislative liaison

Before leaving Richmond in mid-March, members of the state Senate paused to present an “attaboy” to Arlington’s longtime legislative liaison to the General Assembly. Patricia Carroll represented the county government in Richmond from 2006 to 2021. “With her proactive and...

Favola legislation on aging panel off to governor’s desk

Legislation patroned by state Sen. Barbara Favola to require an annual report from the Commonwealth Council on Aging has landed on Gov. Youngkin’s desk. The measure from Favola (D-Arlington-Fairfax-Loudoun) would require the council to submit an annual report by Oct....

Favola bill on child care moves forward in Richmond

After seeing its scope narrowed in the state Senate, a measure to allow residents of apartment buildings to operate child-care facilities gained back a little more flexibility in the House of Delegates. House members voted unanimously on March 8 in...

Favola measure sets up school-health panel

A measure patroned by state Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington-Fairfax-Loudoun) to set up an advisory panel on school-health matters has moved through the General Assembly and awaits action by the governor. The proposal establishes what will be known as the School...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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