Tag: Stafford County Board of Supervisors

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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Accountability – It Doesn’t Come Cheap

Could a lack of accountability by the Stafford County School Board have led to the hiring of Dr. Karen Spillman, the Colonial Forge High School principal who we discovered—through publicly available sources—was convicted in 2007 in Prince William County, Virginia

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Milde’s 40 Million Dollar Memory Problem

If I were Paul Milde (R-Aquia), I’d too want to forget all about the $40 Million public safety radio communication system. I recently wrote about how bad of a deal this was for Stafford taxpayers. At last night’s Board of

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Stafford County Registrar Certifies Candidates, With a Few Surprises

On August 30, 2011, the Stafford County Registrar certified those candidates, in Stafford, who qualified to be on the ballot in the November 8, 2011 general election. For those interested, here’s a quick rundown of the results. The Commonwealth’s Attorney

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Stafford County BOS Chairman Reveals True Intention on Holdback Funds

At a recent meeting of the Stafford County Board of Supervisors, Chairman Mark Dudenhefer (R-Garrisonville) made a stunning statement. He suggested that Republicans could look to make further cuts in the adopted FY’11 by withholding a percentage of county funds

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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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Sterling Continues Spreading Misinformation On Stafford School Budget

A little over a week ago, Stafford County Supervisor Cord Sterling (R-Rock Hill) appeared at a Tea Party rally in Stafford and did his very best to appeal to this fringe crowd. Regardless of our political differences, I used to

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