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Isakson Highlights Choice, Appeals Reforms as Critical VA Priorities

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, called on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to focus its upcoming fiscal year 2018 budget on enhancing the Choice Program and addressing the backlog of appeals.

Putting Safety First: Today’s Date a Reminder to Call MISS DIG811 Three Days before...

Today’s date on the calendar – 8-11 – is a ready-made reminder for homeowners and contractors who have digging projects planned this summer and fall to call MISS DIG811 first, then dig safely. The safety of customers, the public and utility employees is our top priority

CEI Ventures Expands Fund Portfolio with Pika Energy Investment

CEI Ventures, Inc., the for-profit venture capital subsidiary of CEI, announces the initial closing of its fourth fund, Coastal Ventures IV, and the fund’s first investment in Pika Energy, Inc. This investment in the clean energy manufacturer advances CEI’s socially responsible fund portfolio

Sen. Warner Asks DDOT, Capitol Crossing Development for I 395 Traffic Impact Analysis

WASHINGTON - December 23, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today asked the District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the developer of the planned Capitol Crossing project to provide information on the impacts of planned highway and ramp restrictions on the 90,000 vehicles using the Third Street Tunnel along Interstate 395 each day. District officials and the Federal Highway Administration recently rejected the builder’s proposal to completely close a section of the interstate for up to 18 months during the construction of Capitol Crossing, and current plans call for restrictions on 395 traffic flows during overnight and weekend hours

Sen. Warner, AmeriCorps Announce $3.5M in Grants for Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 7, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today joined the national director of AmeriCorps in announcing $3.5 million in AmeriCorps funding to four Virginia organizations. The grants support nonprofit organizations serving at-risk youth, and organizations which train and deploy military veterans to assist other veterans and their families in Virginia

Va Delegation Announces Final Approval of $1.9 Billion Loan for Rail to Dulles

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 1, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The bipartisan Northern Virginia congressional delegation today announced that the Dulles Metrorail Project has received final approval for a nearly $1.9 billion low-interest, long-term federal loan. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has signed the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program loan after the U.S. Department of Transportation Credit Council voted to approve it. This financing represents the largest loan in the TIFIA program's history. The loan is expected to close in the coming weeks, and will allow the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) and its partners to proceed with its construction plans for phase two of the project.

Moran Brings Member COLA Reform to House Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, took to the House floor today to discuss his proposed amendment to the Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2015.

Arlington Public Schools & Arlington County to Collaborate in Considering New School on Wilson...

ARLINGTON, Va. - April 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials from Arlington Public Schools (APS) and Arlington County today announced that APS has decided to retain its Wilson Boulevard property in western Rosslyn for possible redevelopment as a new secondary school

Home Modification Grants for Disabled Veterans in Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Granting Freedom is a grant program for home modifications for disabled veterans or disabled servicemen or women who sustained a line of duty injury resulting in a service connected disability. The...

Calkain Companies Arranges Sale of Chase Bank Ground Lease

Reston, VA - July 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Andrew Fallon and Jon Florin, Assistant Vice Presidents at Calkain Companies, a national real estate investment brokerage firm, recently arranged the purchase of a Chase Bank (NYSE: JPM) corporate groun...

Robert Hurt Statement Following Committee Hearing Examining Legislative Proposal To End Taxpayer Bailouts Of...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the below statement following the Financial Services Committee hearing examining the Protecting American Taxpayers And Homeowners Act, a legislative pr...

Arlington County Board Approves Mixed-use Building with Grocery Store for Pentagon City

ARLINGTON, VA - July 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Arlington County Board today approved phases four and five of the Metropolitan Park project to redevelop an existing warehouse site to a single largest residential and retail high-rise in Pentagon...

Good News/Bad News: Real Estate Rebound Slows Some But Sales Numbers, Employment Numbers...

Fairfax, VA - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- To keep the economy improving, so must the housing recovery improve. While conditions have been great for home buying, there are signs that the time to wait may be over. Appreciation is on the rise, but...

Arlington County Announces New Housing Director

ARLINGTON, VA - June 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Arlington County today named David Cristeal, currently in an acting position as housing director, Arlington’s Housing Director

Reduction in Overall Homelessness Proves We Have Solutions

RICHMOND, VA - June 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. McDonnell recently announced during an event at St. Joseph's Villa that rates of homelessness in Virginia have decreased 16 percent overall from 2010 to 2013. This includes a 17 percent decrease i...