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OmniRide Projects Receive I-66 Funding

OmniRide Projects Receive I-66 Funding

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

A free on-demand shuttle service connecting western Prince William residents with nearby commuter lots, and a vanpooling program that will add more flexibility for commuters are two of OmniRide’s innovative approaches to ridesharing that have received funding approval.

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Gainesville Supervisor Proposes Levy to Eliminate School Trailers, Reduce Class Sizes

Gainesville Supervisor Proposes Levy to Eliminate School Trailers, Reduce Class Sizes

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Supervisor Pete Candland (R-Gainesville) revealed a proposal that would create a new “School Capital Fund” that would eliminate school trailers countywide and reduce class sizes.

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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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Prince William County Executive Proposes Flat Tax Rate for FY 2019

Prince William County Executive Proposes Flat Tax Rate for FY 2019

| February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Executive, Chris Martino, presented the Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget to the Board of County Supervisors on Tuesday, Feb. 22. The proposed $1.6 billion all funds budget addresses the board’s strategic goals of maintaining a robust economy, keeping a safe and secure community, enhancing mobility throughout the county, assuring the wellbeing of the most vulnerable populations, and providing quality education and workforce development opportunities.

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PWCS Superintendent Presents 2019 Budget Proposal

PWCS Superintendent Presents 2019 Budget Proposal

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

New PWCS Budget Proposal includes program continuation, step increase for employees, educational enhancements.

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Supervisors Fund Class Size Reductions, Body Cameras for Police

Supervisors Fund Class Size Reductions, Body Cameras for Police

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors decided at Thursday’s markup session to provide extra money to the school division to fund class size reduction. They also agreed to fund body cameras for police, trail maintenance and they increased the amount that triggers the BPOL tax.

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Qarni Opposes Use of Public Funds to Establish Virginia Charter Schools, Fund Private Education

Qarni Opposes Use of Public Funds to Establish Virginia Charter Schools, Fund Private Education

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Democratic Candidate for State Senate Atif Qarni (29th District) commented that he opposes Senator Obenshain’s proposed Constitutional Amendment to make it easer to establish charter schools in the state.

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New Prince William Libraries Come in Under Budget

New Prince William Libraries Come in Under Budget

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Supervisors heard presentations on the two proposed libraries in the Gainesville and Potomac districts Tuesday and considered how to make up budget shortfalls that would affect two existing libraries.

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School Board Requests Restoration of Funds for Teachers, Class Sizes

School Board Requests Restoration of Funds for Teachers, Class Sizes

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Betty Covington presented a resolution requesting the Board of County Supervisors restore $8.7 million to the Prince William County Public School

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