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Herrity Announces Endorsements from over 200 Local Business Leaders

July 16, 2019

Contact: Lee Jackson press@patherrity.org, 703-239-2674 Herrity Announces Endorsements from over 200 Local Business Leaders Herrity Announces Business Leaders Support & Small Business Tour West Springfield, Virginia- Following the conclusion of a successful fundraising quarter anchored by his Annual Business Leaders Lunch, Pat Herrity announced the endorsement of over 200 local business leaders. “I am honored […]

The Herrity Report: Some Surprising Truths about Recycling

June 17, 2019

In This Issue: Some Surprising Truths About Recycling – Most residents are trying to do the right thing by recycling. Below I share some facts about what actually gets recycled, and how to recycle better. Update on the Trash Collection Issues – Fairfax County’s Solid Waste Management Program has entered into a Consent Agreement with […]

The Herrity Report: Free Concerts at Burke Lake Park/Indoor Downhill Skiing

June 5, 2019

In This Issue: Second Annual Free Summer Concert Series at Burke Lake Park I’m excited to invite you back to beautiful Burke Lake Park every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. from July 10th to August 14th for exciting live music. Also back by popular demand: 2 Silos beer and Petersons ice cream. Details below. Indoor […]

The Herrity Report: Initial Thoughts on the FY2020 Budget

April 4, 2019

In This Issue: Initial Thoughts on the FY2020 Budget – Election year budgets tend to be lean and this one is no exception. The real caution is the election year promises being made for the FY2021 budget that already has a projected $75M shortfall. Read the full Herrity Report here.

Herrity Announces Campaign Manager Lee Jackson

March 4, 2019

Today, Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity (Springfield) announced the hiring of campaign manager Lee Jackson.

Kidsafe Center Opens in Burke

February 15, 2019

Robin Hill knows something about kids, safety, and preparing for emergencies. The mother of six, and having been foster mom to another forty-seven or so – the “kids” part – Hill and her team run an Allstate-affiliate insurance agency at 5222 Rolling Road in Burke – and that covers the safety and emergency-preparedness bit.

Rolling Valley Sign Becomes an Accident Victim

February 6, 2019

The monument sign at Rolling Road and Greeley Boulevard was hit last Friday night, window. Living on the corner of Rolling Road and Greeley Blvd., the accidents they’d heard don’t surprise them anymore, so they went out to investigate. A car had come off Rolling Road and hit the Rolling Valley monument sign, which was letters on a brick structure.

Letter to the Editor: Successful Program Goes Countywide

February 5, 2019

Last year, I heard Supervisor Pat Herrity speak about his efforts to have Fairfax County collect leftover prescription drugs. Supervisor Herrity fought hard to make this effort a reality in the face of skepticism from others that this program would succeed.

Human Trafficking: Preying on our Children

January 31, 2019

As we close out Human Trafficking Awareness Month, I wanted to share with you an op-ed I recently wrote for the Connection Newspapers that focuses on the heinous crime of Human Trafficking and what Fairfax County is doing to address it.

Sports Tourism Task Force Issues Interim Report

January 17, 2019

On June 6, 2017, the Board of Supervisors approved my motion to create a Sports Tourism Task Force. The Task Force was formed to better understand the potential economic impact of the $10 Billion and growing sports tourism market and how Fairfax County can take advantage of this market in order to diversify its tax base and develop facilities for its residents paid for in whole or in part by sports tourism-generated revenue.