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Qasim Rashid Wins Democratic Nomination in VA 1st Congressional District

Qasim Rashid Wins Democratic Nomination in VA 1st Congressional District

| June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Qasim Rashid won the Democratic Primary for the 1st Virginia District, June 23, making him the Democratic nominee to run against Congressional Representative Robert Wittman-R in the November election.

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Congress Votes on Sen. Kaine’s Bill to Raise Tobbacco Age this Week

Congress Votes on Sen. Kaine’s Bill to Raise Tobbacco Age this Week

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Sen. Tim Kaine’s bipartisan legislation with Senate Majority Leader McConnell to raise the tobacco age to 21 will be voted on as part of the appropriations package in the House and Senate this week.

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CNS: Lawmakers Press to Eliminate Job Discrimination Against Former Felons

CNS: Lawmakers Press to Eliminate Job Discrimination Against Former Felons

| February 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Former felons could have more success securing employment under bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday that would bar federal employers from asking requests for applicants’ criminal histories before conditional job offers.

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How the Fed Government Shutdown Has Affected 3 Prince William Families

How the Fed Government Shutdown Has Affected 3 Prince William Families

| January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

While the media is primary talking about the closing of agencies, national parks and political standoffs, local people are trying to grapple with how to budget for their families when they have no idea when they will be paid.

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Rep. Rob Wittman Stands Behind Vote Not to Reopen Fed. Government

Rep. Rob Wittman Stands Behind Vote Not to Reopen Fed. Government

| January 4, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

There was some confusion as to whether Republican Congressman Rob Wittman (Va-1st District) voted against the funding bill that would reopen the partially closed government

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Rep. Wittman Announces Support for School Choice

Rep. Wittman Announces Support for School Choice

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia’s 1st District Congressman Rob Wittman announced last week that he supports school choice.

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Majority of NoVa Politicians Advocate for Federal Pay Raises

Majority of NoVa Politicians Advocate for Federal Pay Raises

| August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

That Northern Virginia representatives would support federal pay raises is not particularly surprising since it would benefit many of their constituents.

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Views & Brews Dems 1st Congressional Debate Distinguishes Candidates

Views & Brews Dems 1st Congressional Debate Distinguishes Candidates

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Indivisible NoVa West and The Prince William League of Woman Voters organized a 1st Congressional District Democratic Primary Candidates Debate that was held on Friday, April 6, to a packed house at Old Bust Head Brewery in Warrenton.

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Rep. Comstock Requests ‘Robust Funding’ for School Resource Officers

Rep. Comstock Requests ‘Robust Funding’ for School Resource Officers

| February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

“I am sending the linked letter to Chairman Culberson and Ranking Member Serrano of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science at the House Appropriations Committee to advocate for increased, robust funding by the Community Orientated Police Services (COPS) grants and direct more funding to SROs.”

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