Advanced Search
Federal Government Health & Safety Money & Taxes Transportation

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.

Federal employees going back to work; Sen. Mark Warner and others negotiate compromise

Sen. Mark Warner and a group of 15 senators from both parties took to the Senate floor Jan. 25 to call for a temporary reopening of the government to allow for a negotiation on a bipartisan border security bill. The President embraced this bargain in a Rose Garden press conference, and the Senate passed that agreement unanimously.

Are you a furloughed US government worker? Virginia AG warns about scams & how to avoid them

Shutdown related scams could include fake employment offers for “side jobs," predatory lenders taking advantage of temporarily unpaid Virginians and fake charities that claim to be working on behalf of federal workers.

Government shutdown wreaking havoc with Metro finances and safety

Following inquiries by Virginia and Maryland’s Senators, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) disclosed today, Jan.17, that it is losing, on average, $400,000 each weekday during the government shutdown. In response, the Senators issued the following statement:

NPS’ funding request to reconstruct eight miles of GW Pkwy. gets boost from Sens. Warner and Kaine

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) led a bicameral letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao in support of the National Park Service’s (NPS) grant application to secure $126 million in funding to reconstruct an eight-mile stretch of the north end of the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP).

USDA food programs will go on with full benefits - despite government shutdown

At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Jan. 8 announced a plan to ensure that low-income Americans have access to the nutrition they need, despite the inability of Congress to pass an appropriations bill that safely secures our borders. The plan provides full benefits for participants in USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for the month of February.

How will IRS’ lack of staff and tax refund funds affect Va. taxpayers, ask US Sens. Warner and Kaine

Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin asking how Virginia taxpayers will be affected by the government shutdown, which has left the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) short-staffed and potentially underprepared for the beginning of the 2019 tax-filing season.

Kaine and Warner aim to snag back pay for federal contractors hit by government shutdown

Virginia's US Senators, Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, say they will introduce legislation to secure back pay for the federal contractors who have gone without pay during the government shutdown.

US Rep. Rob Wittman explains his vote against government spending bills

Citing lack of "necessary resources for border security," US Rep Rob Wittman (VA-01), who represents part of Prince William County, released this statement after voting against government funding bills that he said

Follow Us on Twitter

https://twitter.com/#!/bullrunnow
Welcome Guest! | Login