Presenting SJR 226 to the Gunston Hall Regents
Press Conference on SB675 & 676 with Gov. McAuliffe
Virginia Moving Forward on New VCC
Retiring Members Party at Governor's Mansion
Visiting Marine Corps Base Quantico

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The full Ad Hoc Commission has 3 meetings left. On September 14, the Commission will meet at Walt Whitman Middle School in Alexandria to hear public testimony for the second time. There is no need to sign up in advance in order to speak. The other two meeting dates are August 17 and September 28


Virginia’s existing three tax holidays – back to school in August, hurricane and emergency preparedness in May, and Energy Star and WaterSense in October – were combined into a single event by the 2015 General Assembly. The new combined sales tax holiday this year is Friday, Aug. 7, through Sunday, Aug. 9.

During the holiday, shoppers won’t be charged state and local sales tax on a variety of items. The tax-exempt products have various price limits, but there is no restriction on how many exempt items consumers can purchase....


The V3 Program's new Veterans Employment Grant has been launched and V3 companies are able to submit grant applications as of July 1st, 2015. The grants are: $1,000 award per Veteran hire retained for one year and up to ten awards maximum per one company ($10,000)...


In the ongoing effort to improve Amtrak, VRE and freight service between Fredericksburg and Washington DC, construction will begin this summer on 11 miles of new third mainline track beginning in Stafford County and running through the Quantico Marine Corps Base.


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