Tag: U.S. Rep. Ben Cline
U.S. Rep. Cline fields questions about shootings, education and national politics
Education, rising interest rates, implications of a looming rail strike and gun control were some of the concerns community members took up with Republican U.S. Rep. Ben Cline at an area town hall meeting Tuesday.
Harrisonburg to retain metropolitan designation until at least 2030
Harrisonburg will maintain its status as a metropolitan statistical area for at least the next decade – news the city was happy to receive last week. That’s when the U.S. Office of Management and Budget announced it would continue to classify communities with a population of at least 50,000 in the core city as an MSA.
Health district has received 60,000 vaccine doses so far
About 20% of the Central Shenandoah Valley’s residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose so far, said Dr. Laura Kornegay, health director for this area’s public health district.
Local Democratic leaders hope Biden’s message of unity can lead to healing
While the pandemic and security concerns limited access to the 59th Presidential Inauguration, local Democratic Party leaders said watching it remotely — like much of the rest of the country — didn’t diminish the event.