Sen. Warner stops in Front Royal on his state tour

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Sen. Mark Warner’s first stop on his four day tour of Virginia was at Front Royal’s inland port.

The Senator is explaining the benefits of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill in the communities he visits.

The bill was recently passed by the Senate.

The bill still needs approval in the House of Representatives before moving on to the white house.

Warner is breaking down the allocations of funds and continues his tour of the state today in Lynchburg wrapping up on Thursday in Richmond.

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VA. Allocates funds for environmentally friendly school buses

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The state of Virginia has allocated $10.5 million to replace 83 diesel school buses in the state.

The funds come from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust which is administered by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

The funds will be used to buy electric and propane buses which will go to 19 school districts in the Commonwealth.

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