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Sen. Kaine (D-VA) bill to raise tobacco age to 21 included in bipartisan health care package

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, released a statement on the bipartisan health care agreement announced Sunday. "Our nation is facing a youth e-cigarette epidemic, and this legislation is a critical step to help keep tobacco products out of kids’ hands," Kaine was quoted as saying,

Health Dept. needs volunteers July 19 for medication distribution exercise

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Kaine introduces federal bill to ban distribution of 3D printed gun blueprints

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) joined Senators Edward J. Markey and Bob Menendez to introduce the 3D Printed Gun Safety Act, legislation to prohibit the online distribution of blueprints and instructions that allow for the 3D printing of firearms.

Single lane reopening May 14 on northbound George Washington Memorial Parkway

At about 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, the National Park Service will reopen one northbound lane of the George Washington Memorial Parkway from Virginia Route 123, Chain Bridge Road, to I-495, the Capital Beltway. Drivers should expect delays and watch for workers in the road.

Update on reopening northbound GW Parkway: Maybe tomorrow, May 14

UPDATE: May 13, 11:35 a.m. — Due to continued rain, the National Park Service now hopes to reopen one lane in time for the evening rush hour on Tuesday, May 14. If this schedule changes, we will share an update.

Sen. Warner wants answers from private military housing companies on documented health hazards

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) wrote May 13 to four private military housing companies to request strategies from each company on how it plans to tackle the deplorable health hazards documented by military families in Virginia and throughout the nation.

With closing of six local Metro stops soon: OmniRide has a plan to get you to work & back home

OmniRide will offer FREE shuttle service connecting residents with two nearby Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Stations during Metro's summer shutdown. The shuttles will begin operating on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 and will continue until Metro reopens the six Blue and Yellow line stations that are scheduled to undergo major repairs.

Rep. Wexton to be at Sterling office May 11 to meet with constituents

This Saturday, May 11, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) will host an open house for constituents from 9 a.m. to noon, at her Sterling district office so constituents can meet with staff and discuss navigating federal agencies, opening casework, etc.

May 14 ceremony at County Complex in Woodbridge to honor veterans

Members of the community are invited to join the Board of County Supervisors in honoring the country's veterans during a ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, at 1 p.m. at Prince William County War Memorial in Freedom Park in recognition of Armed Forces Day May 14 and Memorial Day May 27.

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