Virginia House approves Amazon bill; Wintry mix expected for commute home

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesday, Jan. 29.

With an 83-16 vote, the Virginia House approved $750 million in Amazon subsidies. The debate lasted under 10 minutes on the floor, and with the Senate already passing the bill, it is now up to Gov. Northam to approve. (The Washington Post)

Yesterday, the Justice Department announced that a contractor will pay $1 million to settle a civil case that stated it falsified test results for the concrete panels it built for the Silver Line Metro extension. (The Washington Post)

Rain and snow are likely to impact the evening commute today, predicted to begin in the early afternoon. Although snowfall is expected, warm air will most likely hold snowfall accumulation back. (WTOP)

According to Prince William County officials, construction along Dumfries Road is set to be completed by July 31. The project will connect existing paths and has a total budget of more than $7.1 million. (Inside NoVA)


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