Metro GM/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld today proposed closing the Metrorail system at 10 p.m. on Sunday nights and continue midnight closures on all other nights beyond the conclusion of the one-year SafeTrack program, following rail expert and peer transit agency recommendations.
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement congratulating Anne Holton on her service to the Commonwealth as the Secretary of Education and on her new role following the selection of her husband, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, as Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential running mate:
Just after a divided Virginia Supreme Court declared Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order restoring the rights of more than 200,000 Virginia felons unconstitutional, McAuliffe vowed to restore those voting rights one individual at a time.
Passengers now have an additional option for speedier passage through security screening lines at Reagan National and Dulles International airports with the launch of the CLEAR registered traveler program. New kiosks stationed at security checkpoints at each airport verify enrolled passengers’ identity using biometric technology to expedite the traditional document check and advance directly into
Representatives Donald S. Beyer Jr. and Gerald E. Connolly today sent a letter the Office of Personnel Management demanding additional details about the sudden and significant jump in premiums under the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a legal challenge against the proposed mergers of Anthem with Cigna and of Aetna with Humana as illegal, anti-consumer moves that would reduce competition, eliminate choices, stifle innovation, and drive up costs by allowing four of the largest health insurers in the nation to merge into two exceptionally large providers.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will begin making awards totaling nearly $60 million to states, cities, and territories to support efforts to protect Americans from Zika virus disease and adverse health outcomes that can result from Zika infection, including the serious birth defect microcephaly.