Tag: Bill Howell

What Has “BananaMan” Taught Us? It’s Politics, Stupid!

I don’t know about you, but here in the Fredericksburg area—during the early autumn months of odd-numbered years—I am struck by how state roads that for two years prior remained pockmarked with Buick-sized potholes suddenly are milled and expertly paved.

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Stafford County Republicans Spend $60 Per Day on Each Inmate vs. $21 Per Day on Each Student, Education Clearly Not a Priority

The Republican majority on the Stafford County Board of Supervisors sent a clear message on Tuesday evening to county residents and potential new businesses, “They do not value education and would prefer to play politics with our children’s future.” They

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Stafford County is the 12th Richest County in the Nation, Near Bottom in Per Pupil Spending

Last week Forbes released a list of the top 25 richest counties in the nation. Stafford County was ranked as the 12th richest county in the nation, with the median household income at $89,536.00 and the percentage of residents 25

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Howell Supports Gutting K-12 Education, Misleads Constituents With Dishonest Letter (Should We Expect More?)

Here is the letter a teacher received in the mail from Speaker Bill Howell (R-28th) yesterday: There are so many things wrong with this letter; I don’t even know where to begin. Howell couldn’t be more dishonest and misleading –

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