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Legislation to honor Sept. 11 heroes with special tour trail ahead of 20th anniversary of 9/11

U.S. Congressmen Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Don Beyer (D-VA) have introduced legislation to designate the “September 11th National Memorial Trail.” The Secretary of Interior would be authorized to designate a tour route to link the National September 11th Memorial and Museum in New York City, the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Va., and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County, Pa.

No access to MLK Jr. memorial through Jan.21

The National Park Service and the U.S. Secret Service remind the public that security restrictions pertinent to the 59th Presidential Inauguration have closed public access to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, through Jan. 21.

Secret Service closing parts of 76 D.C. streets for inauguration

Rep. Wittman’s statement against impeachment

Today, Jan. 13, 2021, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), who represents part of the Prince William County area, issued the following statement after voting against the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump.

SBA resumes Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for new borrowers

Initially, the SBA will only be accepting applications for “first-draw” small businesses that have yet to receive a PPP loan, and it will only be accepting those applications from lenders it has signaled as “community financial institutions.”

Rep. Wittman (R-VA-01) votes to override presidential veto of FY21 defense spending bill

“Let me be very clear: the FY21 NDAA does right by our men and women in uniform and provides sound, strong defense policy for the coming year and the coming challenges. It will give our armed forces the tools and resources they need to deter our adversaries, support our allies, and project power around the globe." It also includes a three percent raise for service members.

Wittman to Pelosi: We need more COVID-19 relief for people - NOW!

I am once again writing to ask that you would bring before the House of Representatives bipartisan COVID-19 relief legislation that could also pass the Senate and be signed into law by the President. Unfortunately, since this Spring, the House has only considered partisan legislation that has no chance of being signed into law.

Free access to national parks for Gold Star families and U.S. military veterans

Gold Star Families and U.S. military veterans will be granted free access to national parks, national wildlife refuges and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior starting on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) this year and every day onward.

Occoquan District Supervisor to host “Elections Q&A” Town Hall, Sept. 30

With questions swirling around the 2020 Elections, Occoquan District Supervisor Kenny Boddye is hosting an Elections Q&A Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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