Tag: opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Time to Lead’ Update Policy 060

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Time to Lead’ Update Policy 060

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Nine months ago, the Prince William County School Board considered updating the PWCS Nondiscrimination Policy, otherwise known as 060. The update in question would have added four words to the policy: “gender identity, sexual orientation” and would have made clear that Prince William County Schools do not tolerate discrimination against anyone on these bases.

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OPINION: Va. General Assembly Should Authorize Medicaid Expansion

OPINION: Va. General Assembly Should Authorize Medicaid Expansion

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

It can be hard to keep up with this wave of legislation, but there is one amendment that sticks out and has a far greater impact on the lives of working Virginians than any other: authorizing the Governor to expand Medicaid in Virginia.

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Don Shaw: ‘Let’s Move Forward’ to Address Overcrowded Schools

Don Shaw: ‘Let’s Move Forward’ to Address Overcrowded Schools

| January 18, 2017 | 1 Comment | Education

“During the 2015 election, I don’t remember any candidate for the school board stating that current class sizes were appropriate or that portable classrooms were an acceptable learning facility. Quite the contrary, all current school board members ran on a platform of reducing class sizes. Yet a year after the current board took office, we don’t see them working to revise or accelerate the Capital Improvement Plan to fulfill that promise and we have yet to see a comprehensive strategy against which we, the voters, can measure progress.”

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EDITORIAL: School Board Should Have Supported Larger 13th High School

EDITORIAL: School Board Should Have Supported Larger 13th High School

| October 23, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

New communities proposed for the Brentsville District provide further evidence that the larger hybrid design for the 13th high school was a necessity for the children of Western Prince William County.

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OPINION: Mrs. Singstock Comments on Husband’s Character

OPINION: Mrs. Singstock Comments on Husband’s Character

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments | Community

Cheryl Singstock: My Husband Will Serve Our Schools Well

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OpEd: Ryan Sawyers Says Ending Revenue Sharing Agreement Would Help Schools

OpEd: Ryan Sawyers Says Ending Revenue Sharing Agreement Would Help Schools

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Ryan Sawyers, a candidate for Prince William School Board Chair, believes the revenue sharing agreement is short-changing the county’s school children.

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OpEd: In the Race for Commonwealth Attorney, Experience Matters

OpEd: In the Race for Commonwealth Attorney, Experience Matters

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Assistant Commonwealth Attorney makes a case for Paul Ebert’s reelection as Commonwealth Attorney for Prince William County.

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OpEd: 66 Alliance Presents Opposition Statement on VDOT’s Widening Plan

OpEd: 66 Alliance Presents Opposition Statement on VDOT’s Widening Plan

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The 66 Alliance believes VDOT’s plans to widen I-66 do not have the commuter’s best interests in mind.

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OpEd: Crawford Accuses Stewart of lack of Leadership, regarding Ferlazzo School

OpEd: Crawford Accuses Stewart of lack of Leadership, regarding Ferlazzo School

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Last night I was reminded why I am running to replace Corey as Chairman of the Board of County Supervisors.

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PW Chamber of Commerce Asks Supervisors to Reconsider Tax Rate

PW Chamber of Commerce Asks Supervisors to Reconsider Tax Rate

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William Chamber of Commerce has written a letter to the County Board of Supervisors asking them to adopt a higher residential property tax rate that is not based upon the consumer price index (CPI-U).

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