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Governor McAuliffe Receives Award For Leadership In Functionally Ending Veteran Homelessness In Virginia

January 20, 2017

The Operation Renewed Hope Foundation presented Governor McAuliffe with the Northwestern Mutual Award for Improving the Lives of Veteran Families during the foundation’s Five Year Anniversary Awards Ceremony. Operation Renewed Hope has helped more than 500 veterans and their family members find housing.

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Major Increase In Availability Of High-Speed Internet Access To Schools And Classrooms Across Virginia

January 19, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia has made significant progress in the ongoing effort to bring high-speed internet to more schools and students statewide.

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CBO Issues Report On Effects Of Repealing ACA

January 17, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office today issued a report on the estimated changes in health insurance coverage and premiums that would result from leaving the Affordable Care Act’s insurance market reforms in place while repealing the law’s mandate penalties and subsidies.

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Senate Intelligence Committee To Hold Inquiry Into Russian Intelligence Activities

January 17, 2017

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Committee Vice Chairman, Friday issued a joint statement regarding the Committee’s inquiry into Russian intelligence activities.

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Transportation Plan For 2017 Inauguration Announced

January 16, 2017

The 2017 Presidential Inaugural Subcommittees released the Joint Transportation Plan for the 58th Presidential Inauguration, including information on street closures, pedestrian routes, Metro schedule and more. Events and activities celebrating the Inauguration will take place from Thursday, Jan. 19 to Saturday, Jan. 21.

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Alexandria Public Safety Personnel Assist With Inauguration

January 20, 2017

Alexandria police officers and Alexandria Sheriff’s deputies were among the 3,500 law enforcement personnel sworn in yesterday by U.S. Marshal for the District of Columbia Patrick Burke to keep people safe during today’s inaugural activities.

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Alexandria Children Display Posters Commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19, 2017

The theme of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. poster exhibition was “Stand Up, Shout out! Who Inspires You?’’

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New Poll Shows Majority Of Virginians Want Restraint On Major Health Care Policy Changes Due To Washington Uncertainty

January 18, 2017

Health care policy deliberations are dominating much of the bandwidth in Washington at the moment. As the Virginia General Assembly session gets underway, there is also some discussion about making major alterations to state health care policy.

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Robert Lazaro And David Speck Join Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board Of Directors

January 18, 2017

Robert Lazaro and David Speck have joined the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board of directors. Lazaro and Speck are appointees of the Governor of Virginia.

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Metro To Open Early Saturday, Add Trains To Accommodate Women’s March

January 18, 2017

Metro GM/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld today announced that the Metrorail system will open two hours early – at 5 a.m. – this Saturday, Jan. 21, and add up to two dozen additional trains to accommodate those attending the Women's March on Washington.

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