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Three Ways to Have Your Say this November

Frank Principi Supervisor

Provided by Supervisor Frank Principi’s Office Here are just three ways to have your say this November. From elections to proposed development to a chance to enshrine equality, there are many chances to shape our community.  Mark your calendar to make sure that your voice is heard! Election Day 2018 There is no such thing as an off-year election! Cast your …

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County Developing 2040 Comprehensive Plan

PWC planning office, pathway to 2040

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County is in the process of developing the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. To gain residents’ input, the county’s Planning Office will host three community meetings across the county. The Comprehensive Plan is a document that presents the Community’s vision for the future.  Comprehensive plans consist of goals, strategies, and land use guidance policies intended …

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Comstock Receives Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after she received the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence.  Per NAM, the NAM Award is given to those members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate who have earned a 70 percent or higher rating on key manufacturing votes as recorded in the …

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Fleet Management: It’s More than Just Cars

Prince William County Fleet Management

Provided by Prince William County It’s not just cars, vans, buses and trucks that Prince William County Fleet Management keeps in top condition. They are also responsible for the lawn mowers, weed whackers, paint sprayers, golf carts, bulldozers, front-end loaders, backhoes and all manner of other equipment the county uses in its day-to-day operations. In Fiscal Year 2018, which ended …

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Comstock Statement On Reinstatement Of Metro Employee

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after an ATU Local 689 worker was reinstated as an employee after being fired for falsified track inspection reports: “Reinstating a track inspection supervisor who approved falsified inspection reports is an unconscionable decision that puts the lives of Metro riders at risk.  Employees who falsify safety …

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Comstock Statement On Federal Employee Pay Raise

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement on the proposed federal employee pay raise, for which she fought: “I am pleased that an agreement has been reached to provide our federal employees with the raises they have earned and deserve.  This is an important complement to our providing the largest pay raise to …

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Opioid Legislation Passes Senate With Comstock Provisions

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, legislation to address our nation’s heroin and opioid crisis, passed the Senate. “Congress has taken a bipartisan, commonsense step in addressing our nation’s heroin and opioid crisis by overwhelmingly passing H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act. …

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Prince William County’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem attracts Brickyard Cowork space

October 3, 2018 – Prince William County, Va. – The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is pleased to announce Brickyard, Northern Virginia’s coworking community provider, will open its second location in Neabsco Commons, Woodbridge, Virginia.  Brickyard will receive $400,000 towards office equipment and tenant improvements through a new public-private partnership agreement.  The brand new location marks the first of …

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Oral History Documents Memories of Long Gone Era

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Provided by Prince William County Prince William County recently collected oral histories from long-time residents. After the Civil War, emancipated slaves founded a place once known as “The Settlement” in Gainesville. The Settlement — bounded on the south by Lee Highway, on the east by Carver Road and on the west by Old Carolina Road — was designated for African-Americans …

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Resolution Introduced to Celebrate Urban Wildlife Refuges

Provided by Congressman Rob Wittman’s Office This week, Congressmen Rob Wittman (R-VA) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced a bipartisan, bicameral resolution to designate Sept. 29 as National Urban Wildlife Refuge Day. These resolutions highlight the value added to our communities through Urban Wildlife Refuges – primarily promoting conservation, increasing access to …

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