TOP PRINCE WILLIAM NEWS
Fri., Mar. 7 - RICHMOND -- Virginia could be the next state to defund Planned Parenthood if a budget amendment proposed by pro-life Delegate Bob Marshall, R-Manassas, gains traction in the Senate budget.
Fri., Mar. 7 - Former Prince William county attorney Sharon Pandak used to describe local government as a Slinky: if you poke one side of it, the other side jiggles. There is literally no way to move only a single coil of Slinky and there's literally no way to impact only a single category when it comes to local budgeting. If you raise taxes, you leave less discretionary spending for residents. That means less money that they're spending at stores, resulting in less revenue for the stores that correlates into sales tax money next year.
Thu., Mar. 6 - RICHMOND – The fight for a living-minimum wage has garnered a lot of attention in Virginia thanks to student-led groups at Virginia Commonwealth University that have used their school’s status in the local community to spearhead a fight for change.
Thu., Mar. 6 - The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the opening of a new administration building and public information center at Quantico National Cemetery in Triangle. “This building and its surrounding configuration will provide more efficient access for our Veterans and family members,” said cemetery director Steven Fezler. “It will also provide our employees with a safe, comfortable and environmentally responsible workplace.”
Thu., Mar. 6 - The Prince William County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on March 11 at 2 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the McCoart Administration Building to consider adopting changes to voting precinct boundaries, associated precinct polling places, and precinct names.