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Local households impacted by COVID-19 can now apply for HUD emergency housing assistance funds

Help in paying mortgage, rent and utility bills due to COVID-19 is now available for residents of Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park through HUD. Prince William County Office of Housing and Community Development is doing the paperwork for the federal program.

Want to see flight demonstrations and fireworks on National Mall July 4?

The U.S. Department of the Interior and National Park Service report Independence Day celebrations on the National Mall will include flight demonstrations from different branches of our military, in particular the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, and a monumental fireworks display.

Sens. Warner and Kaine push for Senate vote on DC statehood

U.S. Senators from Virginia Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released the following statement upon House passage of legislation to make D.C. the 51st state:

Rep. Wittman joins lawsuit against voting by proxy

Questioning the constitutonality of voting by proxy,Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), who represents part of Prince William County, on May 27 joined the lawsuit being filed in D.C. Federal District Court challenging the constitutionality of H. RES 965, the House Democrat plan to vote by proxy.

SS Commissioner instructs recipients how and when to file for COVID-19 benefits

People receiving benefits who did not file 2018 or 2019 taxes, and have qualifying children under age 17, however, should not wait for their automatic $1,200 individual payment.

New guidance for Social Security beneficiaries about COVID-19 impact payments

Andrew Saul, Commissioner, Social Security Administration, announced today, April 13, “The Treasury Department launched a new web tool allowing quick registration for Economic Impact Payments for eligible individuals who do not normally file a tax return, and also announced that it would begin making automatic payments.

Social Security payments will be paid as usual, Commissioner Saul advises

Commissioner Saul said. “I want our beneficiaries to be aware that scammers may try to trick you into thinking the pandemic is stopping or somehow changing your Social Security payments, but that is not true. Don’t be fooled.”

Sen. Warners’s Academy Day canceled; get info via video

US Senator Mark Warner’s Academy Day 2020 has been canceled. Those interested in attending a Service Academy should sign up to receive a video with the information.

Wittman introduces bill for pilot grants to expand reliable broadband to 19 million rural Americans

Today, April 6, Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman, who represents part of Prince William County, and Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH-6), spurred by the Coronavirus Pandemic across America, introduced legislation to create a five-year pilot grant program to expand reliable broadband access to some 19 million rural Americans who are unable to connect to this service.

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