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Latest Mark Center Items
Rep. James P. Moran Jr. and Sen. Mark R. Warner harshly criticized the Army on Thursday for a report showing its transportation-management plan to accommodate 6,400 federal workers relocating to a Defense Department office complex in Alexandria was ill-conceived and logically flawed.
Alexandria's mayor has penned a pointed letter to President Obama saying he was "disturbed" by a recent damning news report suggesting potential security vulnerabilities at the Mark Center, a new Defense Department complex in Northern Virginia.
Northern Virginia lawmakers are expressing concern over a news report citing an internal Pentagon study that says a truck bomb could essentially wipe out Alexandria's Mark Center — a scenario the city's mayor describes as "frightening."
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Metro will start a new bus route to help reduced the expected gridlock when more than 6,000 government workers transfer next month to the Mark Center office complex in Northern Virginia, according to the transit agency.
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Virginia lawmakers are hoping Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates will halt the transfer of thousands of workers to the Mark Center in Alexandria under authority granted him within a spending bill passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday.
Gov. Bob McDonnell has asked the Defense Department to delay the relocation of thousands of military workers to the Mark Center in Alexandria.
Fairfax County officials say they won't sue the Defense Department over the relocation of thousands of workers from Arlington to Alexandria, despite a report that showed the Army misled lawmakers about potential traffic gridlock around the new offices.