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TODAY’S COLUMN: Sen. Kaine and Sen. Bennet back a public health care plan known as Medicare X

Too many Americans have been inundated with headlines about plans to take away their health care. Americans want both parties to work together on real solutions that lower costs and increase choice without exploding our debt or upending lives. Last month, we announced legislation that would accomplish this. We call our plan Medicare-X.

Prince William girl wins Library of Congress award in amazing story of the power of a book

Suzahn Vollstad's essay on the book recently won the First Place Grand Prize for A Book That Shaped Me, a summer writing contest sponsored by the Library of Congress.

Health plan open season workshop Nov. 18 to assist federal workers and retirees

Congressman Gerry Connolly will hold his annual Open Season Workshop on Nov. 18, at the Fairfax County Government Center to assist federal employees and retirees in navigating through the many changes in the 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits Plans (FEHBP), dental and vision insurance programs.

National Veterans Day public ceremony at Quantico National Cemetery Nov. 11

The Potomac Region Veterans Council (PRVC) announces that a National Veterans Day ceremony will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Quantico National Cemetery beginning at 11 a.m. It is open to the public.

Broadband Task Force to work on rural broadband access issues Oct. 30

Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1) along with Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Ajit Pai, will hold a Broadband Task Force Meeting to resolve rural broadband access issues in the First District of Virginia on Monday, Oct. 30, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Neck Electrical Cooperative, 173 Pine Street, Warsaw, Virginia 22572.

Prince William County Housing Office to receive $3.1 million in federal grant funds for programs

The Prince William County Office of Housing & Community Development (OHCD) reports that itwas recently notified that it will receive $3.1 million through federal grants to assist area residents who are in need of decent housing, a suitable living environment, and aid in economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons.

National Park Service seeking suspects in vandalism of Stonewall Jackson monument at Battlefield

The National Park Service (NPS) is actively working to remove paint that was poured and sprayed on the General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson monument at Manassas National Battlefield Park. The vandalism happened overnight and was discovered at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 4.

US Park Service to begin repairs to Stone Bridge in Manassas Oct. 9

Missing and damaged stones on the exterior of the bridge will be replaced and repaired using techniques employed when the structure was completed in the 1880s. For one to two weeks in late November and/or early December, the bridge will close while crews replace the surface people walk across. The parking area near the bridge will remain open throughout the project.

Coming Soon - the five-year Census of Agriculture

The Census of Agriculture is now online and farmers are required by law to provide answers. Conducted once every five years, the Census of Agriculture is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches and those who operate them. It is the only source of uniform, comprehensive and impartial agriculture data for every state and county in the country.

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