Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Friday, Jan. 19.
Employees at Nestle’s Glendale, California, headquarters are settling in to their new Rosslyn headquarters. The company’s cross-county move is expected to be complete by the end of the month.
Following a Virginia Senate committee’s denial of two bills presented by Farifax Democratic Sen. Dave Marsden, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students will not be able to receive in-state tuition. However, Republican Sen. Stephen Newman recommended that Marsden try to “fold the proposal into other bills.”
Should the government shut down at midnight Friday, because many national parks are in their peak season, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is working to come up with a way to keep the parks open despite rangers and staff members’ potential absence.
(The Washington Post)
Rivergate, a 402-unit luxury apartment building in Woodbridge is now open.
2017 saw a 4-percent increase in the number of people travelling through Dulles International Airport compared to 2016. Reagan National Airport saw a 2-percent increase, but still sees a greater volume of passengers than Dulles.
Phase 2 of the construction that will extend the Silver Line into Loudoun County is 76 percent complete, on track for a 2020 opening.
A 760,000-square-foot data center called True North will come to Loudoun County, despite opposition. The data center is expected to bring in $22 million a year.