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Virginia's 10th District Rep. Barbara Comstock says that Metro "safety and reliability" needs to be restored "in a cost efficient and a responsible manner." With the news that Metro may need to shut down on some lines for up to 6 months for the maintenance necessary for public safety, Rep. Comstock made the following statement to Patch:
Remembered for his wit, sense of humor and service to country, the late Colonel Fred Bidgood's family accepted a Congressional Record from U.S Rep Barbara Comstock (R-10) on Mar. 24.
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Just hours after Metro officials announced that rail service would resume Thursday morning, the region’s elected officials began calling on its new general manger to make more changes in the transit agency’s leadership.
Drug addiction is an ugly problem that has been pushed aside for far too long.
As recently as late last year, authorities estimated that there are currently between 435,000 and 1.5 million heroin users in the United States. Many of these users became addicted through the use of prescription drugs, and an alarming number of them are younger than 25 years old.
Interested in possibly having your artwork displayed in the United States Capitol? Rep. Barbara Comstock is inviting local high school students to submit their artwork to the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District. The competition is open to all high school students who reside in the 10th District.
Two sheriff's deputies on Wednesday likely prevented the death of a western Loudoun man by using agency-issued naloxone to revive him from a heroin overdose.
Read more at the Loudoun Times here.
Two Loudoun County Sheriff’s deputies administered LCSO’s first life-saving in-the-field naloxone treatment Wednesday.
Read more at Loudoun Now here.
This weekend, the San Francisco Bay Area could see as much as an $800 million boost to its local economy, thanks to Super Bowl 50, which this year pits the Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers.
The United States is under attack. Every day cyber criminals, “hacktivists,” and state-sponsored cyber terrorists are attempting to gain access to the valuable and sensitive information of Americans, American companies, and the government. This is a 21st Century war, and one of the greatest challenges our country faces today.