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PWC planners want to hear from community on Data Center Opportunity Zone Overlay District Jan. 20

Prince William County Planning Office has issued a news release saying it plans to host "an in-person community meeting" on the Data Center Opportunity Zone Overlay District Comprehensive Review on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at the Beacon Hall Conference Center on the George Mason University SciTech Campus in Manassas. A number of COVID protocols are required.

Congresswoman Comstock votes against President Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after voting against the president’s Iran Nuclear Agreement Sept. 11. A bipartisan majority of the House opposed the president’s deal, voting against it by a margin of over 100 votes - 162-269-1.

Senior center in Manassas getting its first-ever facelift

People who use the Manassas Senior Center are seeing work on a $600,000 expansion scheduled to be completed in December. It will include room to run aerobics, belly dancing, line dancing, tap dancing, yoga and tai chi classes that are currently bursting the seams. The center will remain open during construction.

Town meeting tonight, Sept. 10, on Brentsville District development proposals

Brentsville Supervisor Jeanine Lawson will host a town meeting tonight, Sept. 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Marsteller Middle School on five development proposals.

Actions last week in the governor’s office

Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office summarizes various actions taken during the week of Aug.24-28.

IRS warns taxpayers on new tricks by scam artists; losses top $20 million

Internal Revenue Service Aug. 6 issued another warning to taxpayers to remain on high alert and protect themselves against new deceitful tactics scammers use to trick people.

Va. sales tax holiday on school, emergency, energy-efficient items,clothing, footwear this weekend

Virginia has combined its three "sales tax holidays" into one weekend. This Friday through Sunday, Aug. 7-9, along with school supplies, clothing and footwear, shoppers can now buy emergency preparedness items and certain energy-efficient products that were previously tax-exempt only during their own respective tax holidays.

Congresswoman Comstock on the Hire More Heroes Act being signed into law

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA), who represents Manassas, Manassas Park and parts of Prince William County, issued the following statement on the The Hire More Heroes Act being signed into law:

New Virginia law combines dates of sales tax “holidays”

Legislation enacted during the 2015 General Assembly (Senate Bill 1319) combined the three existing sales tax holidays into one, three-day holiday in August. The legislation took effect on July 1, 2015.

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