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U. S. withholds millions of dollars until Metro Safety Commission is created

(Linda Davidson / The Washington Post)

The FTA decision hits transit funding for the District, Maryland and Virginia.

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Va. mosque sees outpouring of support as state fights Trump travel ban

(Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post)

Demonstrators at the mosque in Sterling carried signs of support while Gov. McAuliffe vowed to continue fighting Trump’s executive order in federal court.

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In Virginia, Republican-led committee kills transgender ‘bathroom bill’

(Bob Brown / Associated Press)

“You campaign one way and come down here and kill things silently,” its sponsor fumed at his GOP colleagues.

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Beer of the Week: An imperial stout good enough for the Executive Mansion

Stone Brewing’s latest imperial stout is a collaboration with Richmond breweries and Virginia’s governor.

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McAuliffe enters final General Assembly session with eye on legacy

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The Virginia governor’s mantra is “finishing strong” but the goals are modest.

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McAuliffe bans state contracts with firms engaged in anti-LGBT discrimination

(Steve Helber / Associated Press)

The conservative Family Foundation blasted the order as an “act of blatant religious bigotry.”

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Former Democratic congressman threatens to scramble race for Va. governor

(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

Tom Perriello called Lt. Gov. Northam to say he will challenge him for the nomination, people familiar with the conversation said.

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2016’s top 10 transportation stories: good and bad, plus a lot of ugly

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Metro’s woes set the tone. But there was some progress for the D.C. region.

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Wanted: Retired teachers to help troubled Va. school district

(Steve Helber / AP)

Gov. McAuliffe appealed to retirees to consider returning to Petersburg’s classrooms.

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McAuliffe calls for big investment in mental health care and addiction treatment

(Steve Helber / AP)

$31.7 million request will be among his biggest initiatives in the coming year