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Ranking Members Johnson, Bonamici And Beyer Request Investigation Into EPA Interference With Environmental Scientist’s Testimony To Committee

June 27, 2017

Democratic leaders of the House Science, Space, & Technology Committee sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General yesterday requesting that he investigate potentially illegal attempts by senior EPA officials, particularly Ryan T. Jackson, the EPA’s Chief of Staff, to interfere with Democratic witness, Dr. Deborah Swackhamer’s, testimony to the Science Committee last month.

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Per Capita Caps In Senate Health Bill Would Cost Virginia $1.4 Billion

June 26, 2017

A preliminary analysis of the Senate’s proposed “repeal and replace” bill by the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services shows the per capita caps in the proposal would cost Virginia’s Medicaid program at least $1.4 billion over seven years.

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Supreme Court Allows Partial Implementation Of Trump Travel Ban; Schedules Oral Arguments For October

June 26, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court today, on the last day of this session, allowed the Trump administration to partially impose a 90-day travel ban for individuals from six majority Muslim countries to take effect and instructed the administration and attorneys for defendants in the Maryland and Hawaii cases to prepare oral arguments for early October. The Court ruled that the travel ban, however, may not apply to individuals of these six countries who have “ties” to individuals or entities in the United States.

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Court Hands Trump Administration Another Defeat On Immigration

June 23, 2017

A federal district court in Washington state Wednesday rejected the Trump administration’s effort to dismiss a lawsuit targeting a once-secret program used to deny qualified Muslim immigrants from obtaining citizenship and permanent residency status, and also granted the case class-action status.

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Alexandria City Council Considers Creation Of Old Town BID

June 23, 2017

The Alexandria City Council will hold a public hearing tomorrow on a proposed ordinance to establish an Old Town Business Improvement District.

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Virginia Board of Education Sets Public Hearings On Accountability Standards And Graduation Requirements

June 23, 2017

The Virginia Board of Education has scheduled five public hearings this summer on proposed revisions to the commonwealth’s school accreditation system and graduation requirements and on the board’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015.

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Rachael Dischner Appointed Principal Of New John Adams Pre-K Center

June 22, 2017

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley today announced the appointment of Rachael R.B. Dischner as the principal of the new pre-K center to be housed at John Adams Elementary School. She will start in the role on July 17.

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Leesburg Man Arrested And Charged With Espionage

June 22, 2017

A Leesburg man, Kevin Patrick Mallory, 60, made his initial appearance in federal court today on charges that he transmitted Top Secret and Secret documents to an agent of the People’s Republic of China. Mallory was arrested today and is charged with gathering or delivering defense information to aid a foreign government, and making material false statements.

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NOVA Announced As First NVTC Academic Partner

June 22, 2017

The Northern Virginia Technology Council announced today that Northern Virginia Community College has signed on as its first ever NVTC Academic Partner. This new partnership reflects NVTC and NOVA’s joint commitment to ensuring the Northern Virginia region has a robust pipeline of highly skilled information technology workers.

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City Of Alexandria Awarded More Than $34 Million For Transportation Projects

June 21, 2017

The Commonwealth Transportation Board, which oversees transportation projects and initiatives for the Commonwealth of Virginia, has awarded more than $34 million to the City of Alexandria for five transportation projects. The funding, most of which will be made available in 2022, will be used to expand transit access and bicycle/pedestrian mobility in Alexandria’s West End, support bus service improvements, and implement technologies that will reduce traffic congestion. 

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