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Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
October 26, 2020 at 6:05 PM

our marriage

our marriage Dear Friend, On Saturday afternoon, Brooke and I were married here in Arlington at Fort C.F. Smith Park. We are elated and overwhelmed by the love and well-wishes we have received from so many of you.  …
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
October 8, 2020 at 1:32 PM

What role will we each play over the next 26 days?

What role will we each play over the next 26 days? Dear Friend This morning, I woke with my heart beating, stewing about the lies Mike Pence tried to share with the American people in last night's debate. Somehow Trump's performance was something I a…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
October 1, 2020 at 8:56 PM

I've moved! & September Board Meetings

I've moved! & September Board Meetings Dear Friends,  Brooke and I moved over the last month, which explains my slight delay in writing you. I have been continuing to work hard on the priorities we share.  For the last …
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
September 19, 2020 at 3:51 PM

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her last wish

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her last wish Dear Friend We lost a giant yesterday. One we will all miss, but that women, including those I care most about, will miss in a different way than I will ever know. So, for those hurting today, please know my hea…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
August 17, 2020 at 5:15 PM

July Board Meetings and County Board Action, July/August

July Board Meetings and County Board Action, July/August Friends,  I hope this email finds each of you well. To those who wrote regarding Brooke and my engagement: thank you for your very kind notes. I will treasure them as we bring our lives tog…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
July 30, 2020 at 6:43 PM

Got Engaged! Personal, not political 😃

Got Engaged! Personal, not political 😃 Dear Friend On Monday afternoon, I asked Brooke Tansill to marry me. She said yes, and I will be forever grateful.  I am writing to you this morning because many of you received my first email in January 2…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
July 14, 2020 at 2:16 PM

Thank you & Today's Swearing in of Takis Karantonis

Thank you & Today's Swearing in of Takis Karantonis Dear Friends, I am working today on COVID 19 response, policing issues, and housing. As I do, I wanted to take a quick minute to thank you so much for helping elect Takis Karantonis as our next…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
July 7, 2020 at 10:44 AM

Today is Election Day in Arlington--Please Go Vote!

Today is Election Day in Arlington--Please Go Vote! Dear Friends, Today is election day in Arlington. The polls are open from 6 am to 7 pm--please go to your regular polling place and vote for Takis Karantonis. To find your polling location: https:/…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
July 4, 2020 at 12:34 PM

July 4th, 2020: 3 Pictures & Our Unfinished Work (you can vote today!)

July 4th, 2020: 3 Pictures & Our Unfinished Work (you can vote today!) Friends, I want to wish you a happy and safe July 4th and share three pictures that tell the story of hope, worry, and the unfinished work we have over the next 3 days and 10 …
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
June 27, 2020 at 8:04 PM

Arlington's Future: Takis, 3 days, 10 Days, and July 7th Election

Arlington's Future: Takis, 3 days, 10 Days, and July 7th Election I am writing to ask you to vote in the July 7th special election, Takis Karantonis is smart, hard-working, experienced on the issues and ready to contribute in this difficult moment. P…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 4:30 PM

June Meetings, Listening on Racial Justice and Policing, & the Chalk

June Meetings, Listening on Racial Justice and Policing, & the Chalk Friends,  The June County Board meetings and the last 9 days since I wrote you have been extremely busy. On COVID 19, we moved into Phase 2 and are slated to start Phase 3 n…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
June 15, 2020 at 9:29 PM

Our Shared Ideals: Takis Karantonis, the July 7th Election, and 2022

Our Shared Ideals: Takis Karantonis, the July 7th Election, and 2022 Friends,  This afternoon, I write to share with you my endorsement of Takis Karantonis in the July 7th Special Election and to tell you why this election is so important for Arl…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
June 11, 2020 at 9:18 PM

The Last 10 Days: Lafayette Sq., Body Worn Cameras, and Our Next Steps

The Last 10 Days: Lafayette Sq., Body Worn Cameras, and Our Next Steps Friends,  Since I last wrote you, on Monday, June 1st, Arlington, like our country, has been focused on racial justice, our police, and what we can and must do to make our com…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
June 1, 2020 at 2:27 PM

George Floyd and Phase 1: Our Toughest Moment

George Floyd and Phase 1: Our Toughest Moment Friends,  This morning, I write to you on what I believe is the most difficult moment in our country's last 50 years. I say that even as I know systemic injustice has been with us over that last half …
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
May 29, 2020 at 12:50 AM

Town Hall tomorrow, Tuesday's Board Action, Testing @ Barcroft, & Tomorrow: What does Phase 1 mean?

Town Hall tomorrow, Tuesday's Board Action, Testing @ Barcroft, & Tomorrow: What does Phase 1 mean? Click here at 12:30 to watch a town hall on COVID 19. I'll be hosting with Katie as we address your questions and what Phase 1 means for A…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
May 22, 2020 at 4:29 PM

Resources as You Vote for the School Board & Why David Priddy and Cristina Diaz-Torres are my choices

Resources as You Vote for the School Board & Why David Priddy and Cristina Diaz-Torres are my choices Friends,  This morning, as we continue to work on COVID 19 response with a Town Hall question and answer in just a few minu…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
May 20, 2020 at 9:01 PM

May County Board Meetings, COVID 19 Status Update & Response, and Gutshall Memorial Fund

May County Board Meetings, COVID 19 Status Update & Response, and Gutshall Memorial Fund Friday's Facebook Town Hall, where Katie Cristol, Public Health Director, Emergency Services lead, and I answered questions from Arlington Residents …
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
May 12, 2020 at 9:30 PM

What's next? The NOVA Data, 2 Week Extension, Updates, and How to Help

What's next? The NOVA Data, 2 Week Extension, Updates, and How to Help Governor Northam issued an Executive Order today to help the region & thereby Arlington. More below. Friends,  Today, Governor Nort…
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
May 6, 2020 at 4:41 PM

The April County Board Meetings, Next Year's Budget, Where we Stand on COVID, County Board Election, and School Board Elections

The April County Board Meetings, Next Year's Budget, Where we Stand on COVID, County Board Election, and School Board Elections Friends,  Over the past week, since I wrote last Wednesday, the County Board finished the Budget and …
Matt de Ferranti · [email protected]
April 29, 2020 at 7:29 PM

Arlington Schools; May 7th Deadline to Request your Ballot for the School Board Caucus; Please Vote for Cristina Diaz-Torres and David Priddy

Arlington Schools; May 7th Deadline to Request your Ballot for the School Board Caucus; Please Vote for Cristina Diaz-Torres and David Priddy Friends,  As we continue to respond to COVID 19, the County has taken additional steps …