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Special Board Meeting on Power Lines

Provided by Prince William County When Dominion Virginia Power submitted plans to construct a 230 kV double circuit transmission line and associated substation in Haymarket, it raised significant public interest. Residents raised concerns about potential negative impact to property values, and the Board of County Supervisors urged the SCC to select the “I-66 Hybrid Route,” which would underground approximately 3.2 …

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Animal Shelter Update

Provided by Prince William County In Fiscal 2017, the Board of County Supervisors established the priority need for improvements at the new Prince William County Animal Shelter after the dated HVAC system placed animals at risk for airborne disease. The Board of County Supervisors funded the necessary enhancements to the HVAC system, which has since been replaced. They also appropriated …

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Rep. Comstock Accepting Applications for 10th Congressional District Young Women Leadership Program

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office The 10th Congressional District Young Women Leadership Program application period is coming to a close on Tuesday,  May 30. We are still accepting applications for the Young Women’s Leadership Program this summer.  This program provides young women enrolled in middle school and high school the opportunity to meet and interact with women in leadership positions …

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Rep. Comstock Statement on Administration’s Proposed FY 2018 Budget

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock made the following statement on the administration’s proposed FY 2018 budget: “As with any budget, whether from a Democrat or Republican administration, Congress sets the priorities in the budget process and will appropriate funds accordingly. “I do support the proposed increases for our nation’s defense, but we have to evaluate as …

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Rep. Comstock Asks For Immediate Federal Assistance for the Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) sent a letter to United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions requesting that $1.92 million be granted to the Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force (NVRGTF) as soon as possible by using the Department of Justice’s Asset Forfeiture Fund.  In 2012, the Asset Forfeiture Fund was used to help fund the …

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Wittman Applauds House Passage of Virginia Tribes Recognition Bill

Provided by Congressman Rob Wittman’s Office Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today applauded House passage of H.R. 984, the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017, legislation that grants federal recognition to six Virginia Indian tribes. The bill passed by voice vote. The legislation would grant federal recognition to the Chickahominy, the Eastern Chickahominy, the Upper …

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Rep. Comstock Named National Legislator of the Year by MOAA

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after she was named National Legislator of the Year by the Virginia Council of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA): “I am honored to receive the National Legislator of the Year Award from the Virginia Council of MOAA.  It has been a top priority of …

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Three County Programs Receive National Award for Innovation and Effectiveness

Provided by Prince William County The National Association of Counties, or NACo, recently announced the winners of its 2017 Achievement Awards, and three Prince William County Government programs were named as winners. According to NACo, the awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents. The Prince William County Police Department received an award for its Wellness …

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Rep. Comstock Statement On Reports That The President Shared Sensitive Intelligence With Russian Officials

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock made the following statement on reports that the President shared sensitive intelligence with Russian officials: “Once again we are faced with inexplicable stories coming from the White House that are highly troubling.  We need to have immediate classified briefings on what occurred at this meeting so that Congress can at least …

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Mason’s Schar School hosts Virginia lieutenant governor candidates in Fairfax May 23

Provided by George Mason University Northern Virginia residents will have a chance to hear each of the candidates for Virginia’s next lieutenant governor during a forum presented by the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. It’s the only such opportunity in advance of the June 13 primary election. The question-and-answer forum, moderated by Schar School Dean Mark J. Rozell, …

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