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Press Release: Affordable Housing Victory!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Contact: Jack Kiraly, Executive Director (703) 791-9132 | FCDC Commends the Fairfax County Board for Reinstating the Penny for Affordable Housing President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Helps Fairfax County FAIRFAX COUNTY – Nothing is more fundamental to family stability and well-being than quality housing. President Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) is paying immediate dividends in assisting Fairfax County in funding some of our county’s unfunded human services

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FCDC Chair’s Statement on the Death of Capitol Police Officer and Call on Fairfax Republicans to join in a moment of national unity

The following is a statement from Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) Chair Bryan Graham on the recent events in Washington, DC that have led to the death of five people, including a Fairfax County resident and Capitol Police Officer. Last night, it was announced that Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died from wounds sustained while defending our Capitol Building. Officer Sicknick was a resident of Fairfax County, living in Springfield. Your Fairfax County Democratic Committee

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FCDC Chair’s Statement on the Insurrection Attempt at the U.S. Capitol

The following is a statement from FCDC Chair Bryan Graham: “Today, a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in an attempt to overthrow our government. It is not surprising that the continued conspiracy theories and outright lies originating from Mr. Trump and his Republican allies have finally incited these illegal acts. I call on Republican organizations in Fairfax County and across Virginia to join us in condemning this act of terror. We

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Statement from FCDC Chair Bryan Graham on Election Results

Fairfax County and Virginia sent a message on Election Day, and we are proud that other communities across the country have joined us in embracing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the best people to lead this country forward. We made history in electing the first woman, first African American, and first Asian American to the Vice Presidency. Republicans and the President sadly continue their attack against voters. It is clear that they do not

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FCDC endorsements for the Town of Herndon

The Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) endorses the following candidates November 2020 General Election: Mayor, Town of Herndon: Sheila Olem Councilmember, Town of Herndon: Naila Alam Cesar A. del Aguila Pradip Dhakal Signe V. Friedrichs Sean Regan Jasbinder Singh   Ms. Olem was endorsed by a vote of FCDC at its July 28, 2020 general meeting. A virtual unassembled caucus was conducted from August 10 – 28, 2020 for the purpose of selecting up to

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Effective July 1, 2020: Important Virginia Legislation

This is a partial list of new Virginia laws taking effect on July 1, 2020, thanks to our Democratic General Assembly and Democratic Governor and Lieutenant Governor. The Virginia Division of Legislative Services has a publication called In Due Course that has a selection of legislation passed by the 2020 Session of the General Assembly that is likely to affect the daily lives of the citizens of Virginia. If you think we missed an important

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Statement from Members of FCDC Steering Committee

The following statement was signed by 33 members of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee’s Steering Committee. The views expressed in this statement are from the undersigned and not meant to be construed as an endorsement or policy of the Party. Click here to read about this statement in the Blue View. Senator Chap Petersen recently made offensive comments about American school systems under Jim Crow, for which he apologized after the Fairfax NAACP rightly pointed

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