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Warner, Kaine Join Colleagues Demanding Presidential Advisory Commission Rescind Request For State Voter Data

July 7, 2017

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined 24 colleagues in demanding the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity rescind its request that state election officials provide sensitive voter roll data. Warner and Kaine oppose the unprecedented request that threatens the privacy of millions of Americans and risks improper removal of eligible voters from voter registration lists in violation of the National Voter Registration Act.

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McAuliffe Denies Clemency To William Morva

July 6, 2017

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today denied William Morva’s petition for clemency. His execution is scheduled for tonight. McAuliffe released a statement this afternoon.

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Alexandria City Council Adopts Old Town North Small Area Plan

July 6, 2017

On June 24, the Alexandria City Council approved the Planning Commission’s recommendation to adopt the Old Town North Small Area Plan and the associated Old Town North Urban Design Standards and Guidelines, which will amend the current 1992 Old Town North Small Area Plan Chapter of the Alexandria Master Plan. The adoption comes after nearly two years of a planning and community engagement process that included public meetings, open houses and design charrettes facilitated by the 21-member Old Town North SAP Advisory Group.

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Herring Joins Coalition Of State AGs In Suing The U.S. Department Of Education For Abandoning Critical Student Protections

July 6, 2017

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today joined a coalition of 19 states in suing the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for abandoning critical federal protections for student borrowers and taxpayers that were set to go into effect on July 1, 2017.

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Navigating Manufactured Truths In New Target Gallery Exhibition

July 5, 2017

Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, welcomes Detroit-based mixed-media artist Sarah Nesbitt for her first solo exhibition in the greater D.C. metropolitan area.

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Two Men Convicted Of Burglarizing Firearms Dealers

July 3, 2017

A federal jury convicted two local men today of conspiracy and theft of firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer. Preston G. Holmes III, 23, and Matthew D. Jones, 23, participated in the burglary of a Federal Firearms Licensee in Chantilly, where they stole 35 handguns. Holmes and Jones were also involved in attempted thefts of firearms from Federal Firearms Licensees in Spotsylvania County and Fredericksburg.

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Defendents Sentenced For Theft From Alexandria Fire Department

June 30, 2017

On June 29, Monique Jackson Asante, a 49-year-old resident of Woodbridge, Virginia, was sentenced for the theft of over $200,000 from the Alexandria Fire Department in a complex fraud case. Additionally, five co-conspirators have been convicted as a result of this investigation: Corey King, Jamarr Martin, Isaac Pardie, James Little and Shantell Sims.

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State Department Information On Visas Under Trump’s Travel Ban

June 29, 2017

The U.S. Department of State,  Bureau of Consular Affairs today issued important information regarding President Trump’s second Executive Order based on the June 26 Supreme Court decision. Implementation will begin at U.S. embassies and consulates abroad as of June 29, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The Department of Homeland Security has posted additional information.

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Alexandria City Council Approves Pre-development Loan For New Affordable Housing Project

June 29, 2017

The Alexandria City Council on Tuesday night approved a $400,000 pre-development loan to Wesley Housing to explore a proposed affordable housing project on a portion of the Fairlington Presbyterian Church property. The loan will allow Wesley to conduct traffic studies, thoroughly explore site conditions and engage the surrounding community prior to submitting a Development Special Use Permit to City Council.

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New Virginia Law Cracking Down On Drunk Truckers Goes Into Effect July 1

June 29, 2017

Effective this Saturday, July 1, persons convicted of driving a commercial motor vehicle in Virginia while intoxicated will face increasing mandatory minimum jail sentences and fines.

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