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The U.S. House of Representatives on June 12 approved bipartisan legislation proposed by U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) that would target federal funds toward evidence-based prevention programs and activities for opioid use and mental health disorders.
It’s time to promptly resolve sexual harassment issues affecting flight attendants and passengers, U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) told 30 airline executives recently.
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Lawmakers hailed a new partnership that will leverage the Department of Energy’s (DoE) high-performance computing and machine learning capabilities to help analyze the health records of more than 20 million veterans maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, held a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C.
After two years of work, Hillsboro is getting its postal identity back. Starting this week, letters and parcels addressed to some 2,000 homes and businesses in northwest Loudoun may be sent to Hillsboro, VA, rather than to Purcellville. Town leaders hope that, soon, GPS and mapping systems will direct visitors to “Hillsboro,” too.
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock today announced the annual 10th Congressional District Military Academy Day. This year’s Military Academy Day will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 10:00 a. m.-1:00 p. m. at the Loudoun County Public School Administration Building located at 21000 Education Court, Ashburn.
Illicit opioids from abroad are causing unprecedented drug overdose deaths in Virginia — and despite increasing awareness, the problem only appears to be getting worse. There are few crises with such a widespread impact, felt in communities of all kinds across the state, from Richmond to Bristol.
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao joined elected officials and transportation representatives to launch a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant project in Loudoun County, Va., on March 28.
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Today, the National Humanities Alliance congratulated seven programs in Virginia that will be receiving grant awards totaling $647,399 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support their work.