Washington Monument on the Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C. at dawn.

The Washington Monument has finally reopened!

Visiting D.C. soon? Or, do you live here and want to play tourist for a day? You’ll want to hear this! On September 19, 2019, the Washington Monument reopened its doors to the public after a 37-month closure to modernize the elevator control system and construct a new security screening facility, according to the National Park Service. In addition to lounging on the mall around the landmark, visitors can now enter the facility, ride the elevator to the top and take in the beautiful scenery of Washington, D.C. from 555 above.

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What’s this Virginia Tax Relief Refund all about?

If you live in Virginia, chances are you’ve heard about the 2019 Virginia Tax Relief Refund. If you’re not aware of it yet, you’ve come to the right place. On February 15, 2019, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed tax legislation that allocates $420 million in refunds to compensate taxpayers for higher state taxes that resulted from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017. These refunds were scheduled for October, and many Virginia residents have already begun receiving them in the mail. So who gets these refunds? How much will you receive? Read below for everything you need to know.

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