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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,

Rep. Wexton calls for impeachment inquiry on President Trump

“I believe my constituents sent me to Congress, in part, because of my reputation for being thoughtful and deliberate. I did not run for office with the purpose of impeaching the president, but I did take an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution.

Nokesville man to welcome 25 new citizens Aug. 1

Ken Cuccinelli of Nokesville, former Va. Attorney General and now acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will administer the Oath of Allegiance and congratulate 29 children ages 6-12 on Thursday, presenting them with certificates of citizenship at Dunbarton House, 2715 Q St. NW, Washington, DC 20007

Congresswoman Wexton to hold town hall in Manassas Park Aug. 3

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) will host a town hall on Saturday, August 3 at Manassas Park Middle School from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m.

Reward increased to $20,000 in murder of two Woodbridge men

Reward increased in June 21-22 murder of two Woodbridge men; FBI on case

US Sens. Warner & Kaine have asked Congress to fund I-81 upgrades

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) have requested additional funding for vital improvements to Interstate 81 (I-81) to enhance safety and reduce traffic congestion. In letters to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) and the U.S. Department of Transportation, they say more than one-third of all trucks that drive through Virginia travel on I-81, which suffers from traffic delays and 2,000+ crashes annually.

Rep. Wexton introduces gun silencer safety legislation

ongresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) has introduced the Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act. This bill would enable local law enforcement to block the sale or transfer of any weapon regulated under the National Firearms Act (NFA), including silencers.

NPS continues work to reopen lane on the northbound George Washington Memorial Parkway

The National Park Service (NPS) is preparing to begin construction on a long-term repair of the sinkhole near Dead Run on the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Following extensive assessments of the area and of drainage infrastructure that is deep underground, engineers have determined that the NPS needs to replace a 60-year-old brick drainage structure and rehabilitate the pipes leading to that structure.

Congressman Wittman (VA-01) launches “Breakfast with Rob” series

At today’s stop-in, Congressman Wittman talked to constituents about expanding access to broadband in rural areas, improving the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay, and national security issues. Constituents can stay up to date for when Congressman Wittman will be in their area by signing up for his email list at http://www.wittman.house.gov.

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