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ARHA Section 3 Job Fair For Construction Of Ramsey Homes

April 19, 2018

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority's Section 3 Program is sponsoring a Job Fair on April 26 (3-5 p.m.). Potential employment opportunities relate to the construction of Ramsey Homes. Trades may include landscaping, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and painting among others.

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Warner & Kaine: Escalating Trump Trade War Would Hurt Virginia Soybean Production, Jeopardize Jobs

April 19, 2018

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) today expressed increased concern over how President Trump’s trade war would hurt Virginia’s soybean production, which is the Commonwealth’s number one cash crop.

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T. C. Williams Mixes It Up At Darrell Winslow Regatta

April 19, 2018

The 13 T. C. Williams boats entered in the Darrell Winslow Regatta on April 14 came away with four wins, two second-place finishes, a third-place showing, and solid races by a number of T. C. boats either hitting the water for the first time this season or racing in categories with far more senior rowers.

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HHS Funding Release Provides Virginia Nearly $10 Million To Combat Opioids

April 19, 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services today released the second year of funding to 50 states, four U.S. territories, and the free associated states of Palau and Micronesia, totaling $485 million to continue the Nation’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis. Virginia will receive $9,762,332 in grant funds.

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General Assembly Upholds Governor’s Vetoes During Reconvene Session

April 19, 2018

The Virginia House of Delegates met for the reconvene session yesterday afternoon and voted on the Governor’s vetoes and amendments to bills passed during the legislative session. All of Governor Northam’s vetoes were upheld.

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M&T Bank Appoints Cecilia Hodges President Of Greater Washington Region

April 18, 2018

M&T Bank today announced that Cecilia Hodges has been appointed president of the Greater Washington region. Hodges will oversee all banking activity in Washington DC, Virginia, and Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties in Maryland.

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VA House Meets For Special Session; Passes Budget With Medicaid Expansion

April 18, 2018

The Virginia House of Delegates convened yesterday to vote on the budget that passed the House Appropriations committee last Friday. The budget, that includes Medicaid expansion, passed with overwhelming support and is pending actions from the Senate.

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Atomic Dog Art Exhibit At Del Ray Artisans Gallery

April 18, 2018

Del Ray Artisans and The Dog Store in Alexandria present Atomic Dog, an exhibit inspired by man’s best friend and timed to coincide with the “Dog Days of Del Ray” First Thursday in May. The Atomic Dog exhibit runs May 4-27, with the Opening Reception on Friday, May 4 from 7-9 p.m. 

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Senators Propose Legislation To Update Authorities Used To Fight Terror Abroad

April 17, 2018

U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) yesterday led a bipartisan group of senators in proposing legislation to replace the 2001 and 2002 authorizations for use of military force (AUMFs) with an updated AUMF against al-Qaida, the Taliban, and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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Kaine, Hatch, Warren Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Improve Addiction Recovery Homes

April 17, 2018

U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, introduced the Ensuring Access to Quality Recovery Living Act. This bipartisan legislation will give states the resources and guidelines necessary to ensure recovery homes are able to effectively help residents sustain recovery from opioid and substance use disorders.

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