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MIDDLETOWN — U.S.
The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a budget amendment to the fiscal 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act that, according to a congressional spokesman, transfers $7 million from the Government Services Administration to the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program.
The Washington region’s beleaguered Metrorail system is working through an overwhelming backlog of open work orders that reached nearly 80,000 earlier this year.
Read more at the NBC 4 here.
The message was all about girl power Tuesday, as women professionals urged a room full of middle and high school girls to step it up.
Read more at the Loudoun Now here.
Northern VA - More than 400 girls packed the U.S. Capitol auditorium for the opening day of Rep. Barbara Comstock's 10th Congressional District Young Women's Leadership Program on Saturday, June 18.
When now Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R) got the call several years back that Northern Virginia Republicans were looking for someone to run for the Virginia House of Delegates, she wasn’t quite sure what to do.
Comstock hearing explores impact of Small Business Innovation Research Act, Small Business Technology Transfer programs
U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) convened a hearing on Thursday to explore the impacts and results of the Small Business Innovation Research Act (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
Fairfax County, VA - Four high school students from Fairfax County had the opportunity to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India's historic address to a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, June 8.
Read more at the Patch here.
Members of Congress are asking the Department of Homeland Security for answers about how an accused war criminal was able to become a security guard at one of the nation's busiest airports.
Read more at CNN here.
Read this op-ed at The Winchester Star here.
Most of us have come to know the toll that the heroin epidemic has taken on the Shenandoah Valley — many in very personal ways. This is a public-health threat that is facing individuals and families from all socioeconomic groups.