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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia lawmakers have advanced Senate bills that make voting easier, including no excuse absentee voting and recognizing Election Day as a state holiday. Other legislation that would extend citizen access to voting has yet to clear committees.

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Prince William Board to Vote on Gun Control Resolution

Prince William Board to Vote on Gun Control Resolution

| January 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman At-large-Elect Ann Wheeler (D) has proposed a resolution that urges the Virginia General Assembly to address gun violence while affirming Prince William will remain a Constitutional County.

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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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Gainesville Crossing Rezoning Could Bring More High-Voltage Power Lines

Gainesville Crossing Rezoning Could Bring More High-Voltage Power Lines

| December 9, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Members of the Coalition to Protect Prince William County are concerned about the likelihood of a large data center in that location would require a new power-line at a cost to residents.

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Prince William Supervisors Advance Comp Plan Option to Develop Rural Crescent Property

Prince William Supervisors Advance Comp Plan Option to Develop Rural Crescent Property

| December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

“Mid-County Parks & Estate” would be a single-family development located in the Coles District. The vision for the community is similar to the one proposed by the Rural Preservation Study.

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RICHMOND BEAT: End Death Penalty, Execution Brings ‘No Solace’ to Victims, Survivors Say

RICHMOND BEAT: End Death Penalty, Execution Brings ‘No Solace’ to Victims, Survivors Say

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Virginians for Alternatives for the Death Penalty are asking the General Assembly to consider passing legislation to abolish the death penalty. The VADP’s executive director believes it is a nonpartisan issue.

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Prince William Supervisors Approve Increase to County Employees’ Pay Scale

Prince William Supervisors Approve Increase to County Employees’ Pay Scale

| November 21, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Before turning over the dais to a majority of new board member in January, the Prince William County Supervisors approved a new employee classification pay scale system, Tuesday, that would provide raises to the vast majority of general county employees.

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Babur Lateef, Prince William School Board Chairman, Believes in Investing in Public Education

Babur Lateef, Prince William School Board Chairman, Believes in Investing in Public Education

| October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

This November, he is on the ballot again with a “community-minded platform” based on “promises kept.”

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PW Supervisors Strike Down Resolution to Eliminate Sewer in Rural Crescent from Staff Proposal

PW Supervisors Strike Down Resolution to Eliminate Sewer in Rural Crescent from Staff Proposal

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

By a 5-3 vote, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors voted against a resolution, Oct. 15, that would have excluded clustering of homes with sewer extension into the Rural Crescent from the planning staff’s proposal.

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