Category Archives: Campaign for Arlington County Board, 2006

Arlington Courthouse Greens Run First Candidate

“Arlington Courthouse Greens Run First Candidate,” Arlington Greens Spring 2007 Newsletter

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Challengers Stress Prices and Housing: Zimmerman Touts Accomplishments

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/01/AR2006110101276.html By Annie Gowen Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, November 2, 2006; VA20 In nearly a dozen civic forums and debates in Arlington this election season, the two challengers looking to unseat County Board Chairman Chris Zimmerman (D) on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Candidates Clash Over Spending Priorities During Debate

Arlington Connection Incumbent Zimmerman defends record against attacks from Republican and Green Party challengers. By Seth Rosen October 31, 2006 Every time there is a heavy downpour, 18th Street floods, making it difficult for children to catch the school bus and … Continue reading

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No Choice for Arlington Readers of Wash. Post

Letter to the Editor, Submitted October 31, 2006 The Washington Post cites Chris Zimmerman’s expertise on smart growth, affordable housing, and development in its endorsement of him for Arlington County Board [“Choices in Arlington”, Tuesday, October 31, p. A20].  However, … Continue reading

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ENDORSEMENT: McMenamin for County Board

http://www.sungazette.net/articles/2006/10/30/arlington/opinion/acmt931.txt Civic activist John Antonelli had it right a few weeks back: All it would take to bring Arlington’s wayward County Board back to reality is for voters this year to turn out incumbent board chairman Chris Zimmerman. Overnight, the … Continue reading

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Green Party Candidate Urges No Vote on Discriminatory Ballot Measure

October 20 (Arlington, VA)—Josh Ruebner, Green Party candidate for Arlington County Board, urged Virginia’s voters yesterday to reject Ballot Question #1, also known as the Marshall-Newman Amendment. Ruebner’s remarks came at a candidates’ forum hosted by the Arlington Gay and … Continue reading

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Zimmerman Refuses Green Challenge to Call on ACDC to Return Developer Money

October 18 (Arlington, VA)—Josh Ruebner, Green Party candidate for Arlington County Board, challenged incumbent Chris Zimmerman (D) yesterday to call on the Arlington County Democratic Committee to return money that it has received from developers and real estate interests. Ruebner … Continue reading

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Ruebner Fights for Affordable Housing

NewsArlington Connection Ruebner Fights for Affordable Housing Green Party Candidate decries overdevelopment and the loss of economic and cultural diversity. By Seth Rosen October 17, 2006 Over the course of the spring and summer, Josh Ruebner attended a host of meetings … Continue reading

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Candidates Spar on Need for Cultural Center

Arlington Sun Gazette Candidates Spar on Need for Cultural Center by SCOTT McCAFFREY, Staff Writer (Created: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 9:25 AM EDT) County Board Chairman Chris Zimmerman on Oct. 16 reiterated his support for a countywide cultural arts center, … Continue reading

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Green Candidate Rips Air Force Memorial as ‘Tribute to War and Militarism’

Arlington Sun Gazette Green Candidate Rips Air Force Memorial as ‘Tribute to War and Militarism’ by SCOTT McCAFFREY, Staff Writer (Created: Monday, October 16, 2006 9:56 AM EDT) Just hours before the dedication of the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, … Continue reading

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