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Trails through Occoquan Bay and Featherstone National wildlife refuges to be enhanced

Prince William Board of County Supervisors has voted to execute two rights-of-way permits, granted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior, to build and improve trails in the Occoquan Bay and Featherstone National Wildlife refuges.

State to get $834,991 from NOAA to reduce impacts of storm flooding

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced July 14 that Virginia will receive $834,991 in federal funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Coastal Resilience Grant appropriations to reduce the impacts of storm flooding through natural and nature-based infrastructure.

Manassas City Schools to participate in USDA Summer Food Service Program

Manassas City Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program July 24-Aug. 11. Breakfast (8:30-9 a.m.) and lunch (noon-12:45 p.m.) will be provided to all children without charge and will be the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Participating schools, addresses and meal times stated below.

Rep. Comstock’s anti-gang language included in Commerce Justice Science appropriations bill

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) made the following statement July 14 after her proposed language to fight MS-13 and other gangs was included in the report accompanying the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

Wittman backs House passage of defense authorization; seapower, local priorities included

WASHINGTON - Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, July 14 backed House passage of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18 NDAA).

Corey Stewart announces bid for US Senate

Corey Stewart, chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors and a Republican, announce his candidacy for U.S. Senate at a press conference this morning at his home in Woodbridge.

Sen. Warner introduces legislative fixes to boost existing Affordable Care Act

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) introduced three proposals July 12 with targeted fixes to improve the existing Affordable Care Act (ACA) by providing greater stability to health care markets while expanding choices and lowering coverage costs for consumers.

Congressman Wittman statement on Senate decision to work through August recess

"Congress still has major work to do and we can't get it done with members back in their districts. Senator McConnell is right to keep the Senate working and I will continue to urge Speaker Ryan to follow suit," Congressman Wittman said.

US Rep. Gerald Connolly to host Alzheimer’s town hall meeting on morning of July 10

Hosted in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, the event will feature remarks by Congressman Connolly on legislative actions he has taken to fight the disease in Congress and remarks from community leaders.

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