MLK Day of Service: Time to pick up some trash!

By Mary Alexander and Nancy Hall: It was cold and overcast this past Martin Luther King Day morning, but that didn’t stop Fairfax County Democrats from coming together (safely distancing themselves) to clean up Jones Point Park at the southeastern…

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Check these changes for 2020 tax filing

By Rose Chu: Thanks to the Democrats in the U.S. House and Senate, there are a number of changes to help taxpayers, including Economic Impact Payments, relaxation of IRA and 401(k) requirements, charitable deduction for those not itemizing, and provisions…

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Giving back to the community we serve

By Reese Espy Glassman: With Covid-19 having devastating effects in our community, our foster care teens are often forgotten about. The annual Foster Teen Gift Drive by the Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) was extremely successful, exceeding the goal and…

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Diversity Committee fights for Dems and democracy

By Nelly Samaniego: The mission of the Diversity Committee of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) is to increase civic engagement and participation in our local minority communities. Our mission is to get more minorities familiar with the electoral process…

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Springfield Dems tackle road clean-up

By Susan Laume: With only a short rest after poll operations on November 14, the Springfield District Democrats (SDDC) of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) tackled a road clean-up project under the VDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program. As John Wittman, active…

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Capital punishment may be abolished in VA

By Paul O’Shea: For the first time in Virginia’s history, capital punishment, a grim and tragic legacy, may finally be abolished. That was the theme of the recent annual awards luncheon of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (VADP).…

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Guns banned from Fairfax County polling places

On September 15, The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance prohibiting all firearms at any: Facility or property owned or leased by Fairfax County for government purposes; Public parks; Recreation and community center operated by the county, and…

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