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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.

TODAY’S COLUMN: New Virginia laws go into effect July 1

Delegate Richard Anderson, who represents much of Prince William County, summarizes some of the new laws taking effect today, July 1.

Bill aims to make sure students are financially savvy before they take out college loans

Bipartisan legislation to help students make smart decisions in the financing of their higher education has been introduced in both houses of Congress, according to a news release from US Senator Mark Warner's office.

The future of Social Security: Long-range projection unchanged for trust fund reserve depletion

The combined trust fund reserves are still growing and will continue to do so through 2019. Beginning in 2020, the total cost of the program is projected to exceed income.

Manassas Police bulletin on new kind of phone scams involving “police impersonators”

Residents can rest assured that Manassas City Police does not act on behalf of any federal agency for the purpose of collecting payment or serving federal warrants for delinquent accounts, reports Off. Adrienne Helms, crime prevention specialist for Manassas City Police Department.

George Mason University Foundation welcomes new trustees

George Mason University Foundation has announced the recent appointment of 11 new trustees to the board effective July 1. The newest members represent both government and private business professionals, all committed to the continued success of George Mason University and its Faster Farther Campaign.

College fairs: Sept. 26 at Battlefield HS in Haymarket and Oct. 13 at Gar-Field HS in Woodbridge

All seniors and juniors and their parents are invited to attend one of the college fairs scheduled this fall to explore post-graduation options. Representatives from various colleges, universities, technical schools, and the military will attend.

Building development fees in county to jump July 1

Prince William Board of County Supervisors approved an increased FY17 Building Development Fee Schedule in conjunction with the FY17 Budget Adoption. The higher fees are effective July 1, 2016.

Prince William County’s most dangerous intersections identified

Prince William County's Police Department 2015 Crime Report released June 14 identifies the county's most dangerous intersections based on crash numbers. Fifteen intersections are targeted for the Roadway Incident Management Program in 2016 to improve safety.

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