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Aneesh Chopra for Lieutenant Governor
Enthusiasm, innovation, a fresh perspective on Virginia’s challenges — that’s why I’m voting for Aneesh Chopra for Lieutenant Governor.
“Old Virginny” is obsolete, but some Virginians are still in denial. Fortunately, Aneesh Chopra isn’t one of them.
Aneesh previously served as Virginia’s Secretary of Technology under then Governor Tim Kaine, and later as U.S. Technology Officer for President Obama. Both positions reflect his standing as a leader at the forefront of 21st Century technology innovation.
Aneesh has led in showing how technology can better our lives. I am impressed by his ability to take the way of thinking that has made him a national technology leader, and apply it to develop new solutions to challenges we face in Virginia—regardless of whether those challenges involve technology.
Aneesh’s style, personality and approach are captured in this video.
Mark Herring for Attorney General
Thoughtful, mature, focused on protecting Virginia’s consumers — that’s why I’m voting for Mark Herring for Attorney General.
We need a level-headed lawyer as Attorney General — one who will refocus the Attorney General’s office on what that office is supposed to do. Mark Herring fills that bill.
Mark has served in the Virginia State Senate since 2006. In this legislative role, he has been a leader in making both state and local governments more accountable to the citizens of Virginia.
In 2012, Mark received a “Champion of Justice” award from the Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys for his record of taking on tough issues like designer drugs and protecting victims of domestic violence.
Mark also supports common-sense gun control legislation, protecting consumers from unscrupulous sales practices, and increasing state resources to improve Virginia’s mental health system.
The essence of Mark’s goals as Virginia’s next Attorney General are summarized in this video.
Peter Rousselot is a former member of the Central Committee of the Democratic Party of Virginia and former chair of the Arlington County Democratic Committee.
As Arlington County continues collecting feedback on the preliminary concept plan to turn Langston Blvd into a “Green Main Street” over several decades, a few disagreements have emerged. Some say…
RSVP to learn about the Forestry and Natural Resources Plan during the virtual open house tomorrow at 7 p.m.
Within the first five minutes of Netflix’s new series Partner Track, Arlington native and Yorktown High School graduate Alexandra Turshen already has her “boss” moment by telling the new paralegal…
The Arlington Art Truck is back this fall starting October 1 with an exhibit focused on Arlington’s birds.
Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!
Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!
– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
– Use your current location or a desired location
– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!
Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
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