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With every pothole, traffic jam or Metro delay, Washington-area commuters can see the impact of the diminishing value of federal transportation funding, and a number of local leaders want to come up with a long-term fix to turn things around.
When Metro's Silver Line project received approval for $1.9 billion in federal Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loans last May, it seemed as though funding challenges for the line's Phase 2 were solved.
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A Veterans Treatment Court will open in Fairfax in January.
The nation's transportation secretary and other leaders are coming up with ways to boost federal Highway Trust Fund and repair the nation's aging infrastructure.
The Virginia congressman says that he's prepared to vote to authorize military action in Syria, but that the present resolution is too broad.
A Virginia congressman says Congress should vote before the U.S. would intervene in Syria and that the delay will allow the White House to build its case with Americans and the international community.
A day without pay is apparently the biggest worry for thousands of people in northern Virginia.
Congressmen on both sides of the Potomac discuss what weapons the suspects had, what their motives were and why door-to-door searching makes sense.
Two members of Congress have asked the Government Accountability Office to investigate why voters in Virginia and Florida had to wait hours in line to cast their ballots on Election Day 2012.
Two Virginia congressmen have introduced legislation to study extending Metrorail to Centreville, Woodbridge and Potomac Mills.
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