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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.

Fairfax County Expands Drug Take Back Box Program

January 10, 2019

Fairfax County Expands Drug Take Back Box Program “Another important step in addressing the opioid public health crisis” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2019 CONTACT: Dave Foreman 703-987-7165/703-451-8873 Fairfax, VA – This week, Fairfax County announced the expansion of the Prescription Drug Take Back Box Program countywide. The boxes are available 24/7/365 at each district […]