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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.
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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.
A day after news surfaced of an attempted rape on Metrorail, members of a House committee called for more transparency when crimes occur on the transit system.
Read more at WTOP here.
Metro will begin notifying the public about violent crimes within the transit system on the same day they occur, according to Metro Transit Police.
Read more at WAMU here.
Washington’s Metrorail system will notify the public about violent crimes on the same day they occur, after receiving a flurry of criticism for not immediately publicizing an alleged rape that took place on a subway car last month.
Read more at The Hill here.
A day after a defendant appeared in court on charges he allegedly raped a woman on a Red Line train April 12 — an incident Metro did not tell the public about — the transit agency says it is changing its policy on notifying the public about violent crimes.
Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., said Tuesday that private companies should be allowed to help fix Washington, D.C.'s broken Metro, which will run on a reduced schedule over the next year in order for repairs to be made on the system's infrastructure.