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Social Security trust funds improve, says Board of Trustees

The combined asset reserves of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance (OASI and DI) Trust Funds are projected to become depleted in 2035, one year later than projected last year, with 80 percent of benefits payable at that time.

Prince William County to receive $21 million in regional funds for two transportation projects

Northern Virginia Transportation Authority will contribute $10 million to help widen Va. 28 between the Va. 234 Bypass and Linton Hall Road in Bristow and $11 million to widen US 1 from four to six lanes between Featherstone Road and Mary's Way in Woodbridge.

Prince William County updates residential building policies

Prince William County Development Services has published two polices: A new Grinder Pump Tank Installation Third Party Inspection Program and an UPDATED Basement Handout.

US Senate to salute intelligence professionals

The U.S. Senate is honoring the courage and sacrifice of the men and women of the U.S. intelligence community by designating July 26, 2016 as “United States Intelligence Professionals Day.”

Congressman Wittman urges skipping “August Recess” and getting the work of the people done

US House of Representatives has finished four of 12 appropriations bills, and Congressman Wittman has written Speaker Paul Ryan, cautioning against adjournment. Said Wittman, who represents part of the Prince William County area, "it is now becoming a habit for Congress to abandon a long 'to do' list in the rush to get out of town."

US Sen. Mark Warner pleads with FCC to grow mobile network into rural America

Virginia's senior Senator Mark Warner was among 28 Senators who have written to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler calling for the agency to prioritize new mobile broadband deployment in these areas as well as preserve and upgrade mobile broadband where it is currently available.

Town hall meeting July 20 on the “Future of Prince William County”

A "Listening Panel" headed by Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland and members of the Prince William County School Board will conduct a town hall meeting on Wednesday,July 20, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Park Valley Church, 4500 Waverly Farm Drive. Haymarket, Attendees are asked to speak out about what they want the county to do in the next five tears to improve property values and to protect and to improve quality of life.

Wittman on committee to iron out Nat’l Defense Authorization differences

Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1), Chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee, has been named to the congressional conference committee that will resolve differences between the House and Senate versions of the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). VA-1 includes part of Prince William County.

Congressman Wittman assails President Obama over troops cap for Afghanistan

Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, said :“The President’s new troop cap reveals either a lack of understanding or a lack of concern about our mission in Afghanistan" and told Obama he should make good on the US commitment.

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