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Sen. Kaine to deliver a floor speech against Affordable Care Act this afternoon

At approximately 4:50 p.m. today, Tuesday, Sept 19, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, Pensions (HELP) Committee, will deliver a floor speech against the Graham-Cassidy amendment to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Wittman applauds Congress’ ontime passage of 12 appropriations bills

"We have done it. For the first time since 2009 the House has passed all 12 appropriations bills through regular order. With over 340 amendments from both Republicans and Democrats..." Congressman Rob Wittman was quoted as saying Sept. 15.

Get info on service academies Sept. 16 at Quantico Marine Corps Base

US Congressman Rob Wittman, who represents part of Prince William County, invites high school and middle school students, their parents, and school counselors to Academy Day 2017 on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9–11 a.m. at General Alfred A. Gray Marine Corps Research Center, 2040 Broadway Street on Marine Corps Base Quantico.

National Book Festival is September 2

This year’s Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place on Saturday, September 2 at the Washington Convention Center.

Getting food to the people who need it in flood-ravaged areas Texas and Louisiana top USDA priority

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is actively working with officials in Texas and Louisiana to ensure that people impacted by Hurricane Harvey have access to food now and after emergency operations are completed.

Wittman: NK missile launch threatens allies & US Pacific territories; US must deter future launches

WASHINGTON- Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, released this statement following his August 28, 2017 visit to Japan, in response to the latest missile launch by North Korea:

USDA official to kick off availability of renewable ethanol fuel blends E15 and E85 in Manassas

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, Michael Scuse, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, will join state officials and business leaders at Sheetz, 11774 Sudley Manor Drive in Manassas, to highlight the availability of higher ethanol fuel blends in Manassas.

George Mason wins 10-year, multi-million-dollar grant to aid Dept. of Homeland Security

George Mason University will lead a consortium of universities and law enforcement agencies to investigate patterns of criminal activities and forensics, and develop strategies to predict and disrupt transnational crime. The 10-year, multimillion-dollar grant is among the largest research awards the university has received, with $3.85 million committed for its first year of operation.

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.

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