Fairfax County executive calls for 3 cent property-tax rate hike to fund affordable housing, other initiatives

County Executive Bryan J. Hill characterized the tax rate increase, to $1.18 per $100 of assessed value, as a necessary step to enhance the quality of life in Virginia’s most populous jurisdiction.
From left, Reps. Elaine Luria, Jennifer Wexton and Abigail Spanberger. (Spanberger’s office)
From left, Reps. Elaine Luria, Jennifer Wexton and Abigail Spanberger. (Spanberger’s office)

For Northern Va. congresswomen, a Sanders nomination would complicate reelection

GOP candidates and groups targeting the once deep-red Virginia districts held by Reps. Elaine Luria, Abigail Spanberger and Jennifer Wexton have tried to link the freshman lawmakers to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and others on the left flank of the Democratic presidential race.

Limited late-night Metro service is hurting D.C. economy, study says

The study, commissioned by D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s office, is expected to be used to push Metro to restore late-night service.
Capital Weather Gang

Mild after morning fog and drizzle; gusty storms are possible tonight

Isolated damaging winds are possible with storms this evening, and then we’re colder and breezy tomorrow into the weekend.
On Twitter, Metro said it was holding Green Line trains in both directions due to a presidential motorcade.
The arrest followed a tip, Anne Arundel police said.
The crash occurred in Ellicott City, Howard County police said.
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President Trump’s political confidant questioned the jury forewoman’s sworn answers in jury selection after Trump accused her of ‘significant bias.’

No further information about the incident was immediately available.
Air conditioning bill approved unanimously by the all-Democratic county council.
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