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Comstock Statement on Virginia Speaker of the House William Howell’s Retirement

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after Virginia’s Speaker of the House William J. Howell’s announcement that he will not seek re-election: “Virginia’s Speaker of the House William J. Howell has served the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia for thirty years with great skill, wisdom, wit and dedication.  He is also …

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Comstock Statement on Joint Resolution to Establish the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after cosponsoring the joint resolution to establish the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission: “Safety is our number one priority for Metro and that is why I joined my regional delegation colleagues in a joint resolution to give Congressional consent to the formation of the Washington Metrorail Safety …

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Comstock and Heller Praise Senate Passage of INSPIRE Women Act

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and United States Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) issued the following statement after passage of Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act, S. 42. This legislation is the Senate companion to Congresswoman Comstock’s H.R. 321, to address women pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics …

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County Hires New Planning Director

Provided by Prince William County Following a nationwide search and competitive hiring process, the Board of County Supervisors announced that Rebecca Horner is the new Planning Director for Prince William County. Horner has 19 years of public sector planning experience, more than 11 of which have been in senior level management positions with planning departments for local governments. Most recently, …

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Comstock Votes To More Effectively Help Veterans

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House passed the WINGMAN Act, bipartisan veterans legislation of which she was an original cosponsor: “In an effort to enhance our ability to help our veterans, I became an original cosponsor of the WINGMAN Act, legislation that allows our District office staff to directly …

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Comstock and Maloney Introduce Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) renewed calls today to extend paid leave protections to federal workers as they reintroduced the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act (FEPPLA). “As a young mom when I was a federal employee, I was acutely aware of the balance between raising a family and building …

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Comstock Statement On Metro Safety Commission

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the announcement by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on temporarily withholding FTA grant funds due to the Metro Safety Commission not yet being operational: “I spoke to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao yesterday and received her commitment to work with us to reform Metro and make …

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County’s AAA Bond Ratings Reaffirmed by All Three Major Credit Rating Agencies

Provided by Prince William County Each of the three major bond credit rating agencies (Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Financial Services) reaffirmed the County’s financial position with a AAA bond rating – the highest credit rating available. This triple-AAA reflects the financial strength and sound fiscal management of Prince William County and is an achievement held …

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Precinct Change and New Voting Machines

Provided by City of Manassas City of Manassas voters will see a few new changes in the next election cycle.  Because the number of voters at the various polling places has grown, a voting precinct has been added at George C. Round Elementary School.  City residents will receive a voter registration letter in the coming month that will include residents’ …

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Calling All Artists

Provided by City of Manassas The City of Manassas, in conjunction with American Disposal Services, Inc. are hosting a Recycled Outdoor Art Competition.  The competition is in an effort to bring attention to America Recycles Day in November.  It is also one more way to celebrate artists in the community.   This competition is for 3D artists who can create …

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