Kushner to testify about meetings with Russian officials; Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun named top digital counties in the U.S.

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Monday, July 24.

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee and the House Intelligence Committee this week, where he is expected to disclose four meetings with Russian officials during the 2016 election but deny any collusion with Russia.
(The Washington Post)

Arlington County was named No. 1 of the top digital counties in the country with populations between 150,000 and 249,999. Fairfax County placed at No. 5 among counties with populations of 1 million or more, and Loudoun County ranked No. 7 among counties with populations between 250,000 and 499,999.

President Trump’s Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned, and Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted to his position. Anthony Scaramucci was named Trump’s communications director.
(The Washington Post)

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will oppose a one-cent regional sales tax that would have been applied toward the Metro system.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)

Reagan National Airport officials are warning travelers to expect increased traffic at the airport in the next few months as construction on two new projects—a new security checkpoint and regional jet concourse—gets underway.

Students from Sterling received a $150,000 angel investment for their app Covert.ly, which allows users to share their opinions anonymously.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)