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Virginia Supreme Court Grants Temporary Statewide Eviction Moratorium

Court suspends eviction proceedings through September 7 at Governor’s request The moratorium, which will begin on Monday, August 10 and remain in effect through Monday, September 7, halts all eviction proceedings related to failure to pay rent. Governor Northam requested this moratorium in a letter to Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald Lemons on July […]

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Prince William County Receives Virginia Association of Counties Award for Human Rights Student Leadership Council

Prince William County is pleased to announce that the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has recognized it with a Best Achievement Award for the Human Rights Student Leadership Council. The Prince William Human Rights Commission launched the Council, designed for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, in 2016. Its purpose is to engage students in […]

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Prince William County awarded $41 million in second round of CARES Act funding | Coronavirus | insidenova.com

While the county continues to grapple with climbing costs associated with the pandemic, including dramatic costs estimates for schools in the fall, Prince William County has received an infusion of financial aid from the federal government. The county was recently awarded $41 million in the second round of the federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, […]

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Virginia businesses will soon have to follow safety rules to limit COVID-19. Here’s what they need to do. | Daily Press

  Gov. Ralph Northam said he asked the group to create the regulations in May due to a lack of mandates from the federal government. (View an FAQ for employers.) “Workers should not have to sacrifice their health and safety to earn a living, especially during an ongoing global pandemic,” Northam said in a news […]

Prince William County schools getting $5 million for COVID-19 costs | Prince William | insidenova.com

Emily Sides, esides@insidenova.com Jul 21, 2020  The Prince William Board of County Supervisors has re-allocated $5 million in federal COVID-19 assistance so they can support Prince William County Public Schools.  The Board voted 8-0 Tuesday to spend the money, part of the county’s CARES Act funding. “It’s all uncharted territory and they will have extra […]

Governor Northam Launches Rent and Mortgage Relief Program to Assist Virginians Facing Eviction or Foreclosure

Governor Ralph Northam today launched the Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP), which will provide $50 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for households facing eviction or foreclosure due to COVID-19. RMRP will provide short-term financial assistance on behalf of households in the form of rent and mortgage […]

Meet the Covid-19 ‘long-haulers’ whose symptoms won’t seem to go away | Advisory Board Daily Briefing

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), patients with Covid-19 typically recover from the disease in about two weeks’ time, but there are a number of patients who have had Covid-19 for months—and experts aren’t entirely sure why they can’t shake the disease.What we know (so far) about the long-term health effects of Covid-19 Meet […]