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The October "Richmond Report" is now available on Falls Church News-Press. In this month's report, I discuss judicial nominations and then highlight some of the many initiatives underway to help Virginia become the best-educated state in the nation by 2030.

Clip: "I support need-based financial aid and staunchly advocate for higher education in general. This latest budget reflects those long-held priorities with roughly $120.6 million general fund of new initiative funding over the biennium for colleges and universities and other higher education entities and centers and $20 million for a new research initiative called Cyber-X with Virginia Tech serving as the lead institution.

The Cyber-X initiative will be housed here in Northern Virginia. There will be additional opportunities for today’s high school and college students to gain an education and work experiences in this area to prepare to take jobs."

Read more here.

Metro has announced major impacts to Orange, Blue, and Silver line trains effective August 11-26, 2018.

Please see the highlights of the release below:

- Silver Line trains will operate between Wiehle-Reston East and Largo Town Center every 20 minutes at all times.
- Orange Line trains will operate between Vienna and New Carrollton every 20 minutes at all times.
- Blue Line trains will operate between Franconia-Springfield and Arlington Cemetery every 16 minutes during rush hour periods; every 12 minutes midday and evenings; every 20 minutes after 10 p.m.
- During rush hour, additional Yellow Line trains will operate between Franconia-Springfield and Greenbelt every 16 minutes for added capacity into D.C ., and to accommodate Blue Line customers traveling between Virginia and Downtown D.C.
- No rail or bus service between Rosslyn and Arlington Cemetery. Use the Yellow Line and transfer to/from the Orange or Silver lines at L'Enfant Plaza.

Read the full release here

 

 

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