Prince William County weighs $600 million bond referendums; Virginia governor announces ‘Second Chance Month’

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Thursday, May 9.

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is considering a $400 million transportation bond and a $200 million parks bond that could be presented to voters on the ballot in November. This is the first bond referendum since 2006. (Inside NoVA)

Gov. Ralph Northam has proclaimed May “Second Chance Month” to focus attention on criminal justice reform and inmate reentry programs. (WTOP)

Snakes are active in Northern Virginia, and Fairfax County is warning residents to be on the lookout for the reptiles, especially during this time of year, which is breeding season for snakes. (Fox 5 DC)

A new temporary exhibit, War Dogs: Never Above You, Never Below You, Always Beside You, is opening at the National Museum of the Marine Corps to honor the role dogs have played in the Marines since WWII. (Inside NoVA)

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