Virginia Police Benevolent Association Endorses Pat Herrity for Fairfax Board of Supervisors Springfield District

September 26, 2023

For Immediate Release | Sean McGown, Executive Director, VAPBA (September 25th) – The Virginia Police Benevolent Association, Fairfax Chapter is proud to announce the endorsement of Pat Herrity for Fairfax Board of Supervisors Springfield District. Supervisor Herrity met with the Fairfax Police Benevolent Association screening and endorsement committee on September 14 where he earned the […]

Scope on Pat Herrity’s Commitment and Vision for Springfield, VA As General Election Draws Near

September 25, 2023

Vision Times By Alina Wang SPRINGFIELD, Virginia — For over a decade, Pat Herrity (R-VA) has dedicated himself as District Supervisor for the thriving communities of Springfield, Virginia. As the state’s general election draws near on Nov. 7, Herrity sat down with Vision Times to share why he is seeking a fifth term, and how he hopes […]

Fix of dangerous Lee Chapel Road in Fairfax Co. to move forward, funding secure

September 14, 2023

wtop By Neal Augenstein Eight months after two South County High School students died in a crash, a treacherous stretch of Lee Chapel Road in Fairfax County, Virginia, will soon be fixed. “We received good news from [State] Sen. George Barker, that he acquired the final $4 million that we needed to complete this road,” said […]

Lee Chapel Road nears beginning of $9M improvement plan, funded after tragedy

September 14, 2023

DC News Now By Max Marcilla FAIRFAX STATION, Va. (DC News Now) — Wednesday marked a major development in the effort to make a Fairfax County road safer several months after two teens were killed in a car wreck that devastated a community. At a virtual town hall hosted by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Sen. George […]

Lee Chapel project gets $9 million, community support for improvements after deadly crash

September 14, 2023

WJLA By Victoria Sanchez FAIRFAX, Va. (7News) — Fairfax County now has the funds and seemingly the support of community members to fix Lee Chapel Road. Time is the biggest factor in fixing the deadly stretch in Fairfax Station. Around 60 people attended a virtual town hall Wednesday night to hear potential solutions to the two-lane […]

8 months after 2 teens died, Wednesday townhall to focus on Lee Chapel Road improvements

September 12, 2023

WJLA By Victoria Sanchez FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (7News) — Eight months after two 16-year-old girls died in a high-speed crash, Fairfax County leaders will hold a virtual town hall Wednesday on road improvements. Lee Chapel Road in Fairfax Station connects Ox Road and Fairfax County Parkway. The two-lane road is narrow and has two blind hills that can […]

What should NoVa do about panhandling?

September 1, 2023

Fairfax County Times By Springfield District Supervisor Pat Herrity Although this is an election year, you won’t see any (legal) signs in the medians this fall. However, you will likely see a much more dangerous distraction: panhandling.  Back in 2011, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to ban signs in the medians of […]

Some low-income families to receive funds through Economic Mobility Pilot

August 25, 2023

Fairfax Times By Collin Cope Up to 180 low-income families in Fairfax County will receive $750 monthly as part of an all-new Economic Mobility Pilot.  Utilizing funds from the general county budget and excess disaster relief from the pandemic, the 15-month pilot aims to assist families during economic hardship and help them achieve financial security. […]

Town Hall addresses ways to curb panhandling

August 25, 2023

Fairfax Times By Taneika Duhaney Last Thursday, leaders from Fairfax and Prince William County hosted a joint town hall to discuss the growing panhandling issue–begging people on the street for food or money.  The discussion, titled “What Should Northern Virginia Be Doing About Panhandling’’ was hosted by Springfield District Supervisor Pat Herrity and featured Prince […]

Prince William, Fairfax leaders look to crack down on panhandling

August 22, 2023

Inside Nova By Ben Peters Prince William Supervisor Jeanine Lawson is calling for the county to adopt a law prohibiting roadside panhandling, which she described as a longstanding “epidemic” in the area. Lawson, a Republican supervisor who represents the Brentsville District and is seeking election as board chair, said at a Fairfax County town hall that […]