Virginia Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced Friday that they are throwing their support toward making the District of Columbia the 51st state, overcoming years of concerns about the possibility of a commuter tax that critics worry would penalize those who live in the suburbs but work in D.C.
A Virginia man is accused of repeatedly threatening to punch and shoot U.S. Sen. Mark Warner over his views on abortion and the proposed border wall.
Several members of Virginia’s congressional delegation agree that Gov. Ralph Northam should resign, but a statement they issued Thursday did not mention whether Attorney General Mark Herring or Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax should step down, as well.
During a roundtable at the Northern Virginia Community Business Partnership, Sen. Mark Warner heard how the lack of pay has affected contractors — many of whom are employed through the nation’s AbilityOne program, one of the of the nation’s largest sources of employment for Americans with severe disabilities.
Although Metro has made “significant progress” in reducing track defects and electrical fires, it has failed to fully consider other problems such as nonelectrical fires, “which represent about 30 percent of all fires on the system,” the report found.
Air safety is being affected by the ongoing partial government shutdown, according to Virginia’s senators.
Fed up with the partial government shutdown that’s lasted more than a month, Sen. Mark Warner introduced legislation Tuesday designed to prevent future government shutdowns from ever happening again.
Elected officials are holding events in northern Virginia to call attention to the hardships imposed by the partial government shutdown.
Maryland and Virginia’s Democratic Senators have joined forces in crafting a bill they hope will bring back pay to federal contractors that are impacted by the partial government shutdown.
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers will miss their first paycheck this Friday if no breakthrough agreement is reached to end the partial government shutdown — and members of Congress say their constituents are worried.
In one of his final tasks of 2018, President Donald Trump signed into law the Ashanti Alert Act, creating a nationwide alert system for missing, endangered adults between the ages of 18 and 64.
After months of stalemate, the group operating the Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean, Virginia, was unable to reach an agreement with the National Park Service.
President Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen, along with others convicted in connection with the special counsel’s Russia investigation, could be called to testify before Congress.
Congress returns Tuesday to begin a busy lame duck session in which lawmakers will tackle issues including the future of the special counsel’s Russia probe, funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall and whether a government shutdown can be avoided next month.
They joined other senators in asking Director Christopher Wray about any involvement the president had in developing a new plan to keep the headquarters where it is on Pennsylvania Avenue — not far from Trump International Hotel.
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