Republicans praise McAuliffe for signing budget
Fri., Mar. 27 | 01:29 PM - Republican legislators applauded Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision Thursday to sign the 2014-2016 state budget without amendments or vetoes.
McAuliffe orders alcohol agents retrained after U-Va. arrest
Fri., Mar. 27 | 08:15 AM - The executive order requires Virginia's approximately 130 Alcoholic Beverage Control agents to complete additional training on the use of force, cultural diversity, community policing and interaction with youth by Sept. 1.
Police: Lack of evidence of U-Va. gang rape ‘doesn’t mean something terrible didn’t happen’
Tue., Mar. 24 | 05:08 PM - There were numerous discrepancies between the article and what police found, said Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo, who was careful not to characterize Jackie's account as a false allegation.
Loudoun County board finalizes Metro name suggestions
Mon., Mar. 23 | 12:28 PM - The three Silver Line stations coming into Loudoun County -- at Routes 606, 772 and at the Dulles Airport -- are part of the second phase of Metro's Silver Line construction.
Sexual assault task force releases findings
Thu., Mar. 19 | 04:44 PM - Virginia should create a database of college students who are expelled for committing sexual assaults, and every college and university in the commonwealth should establish a sexual assault response team, a task force headed by the attorney general said.
McAuliffe proposes tighter gift caps for state lawmakers
Sun., Mar. 29 | 10:52 AM - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants state lawmakers to enact stricter limits on gifts from lobbyists they can receive as the state's elected officials continue to grapple with ethics reform in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption scandal.
Comstock one of 17 Republicans to oppose House-approved budget
Wed., Mar. 25 | 11:48 PM - U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R) broke with Republican leadership Wednesday night to oppose a fiscal 2016 budget that reportedly increases military funding well beyond the spending plan reported out of committee.
U-Va. board considers tuition hike, vote expected this week
Wed., Mar. 25 | 12:25 PM - Students would pay more to attend the University of Virginia if a proposed tuition increase is approved.
Attorney general appoints Northern Va. community outreach coordinator
Mon., Mar. 23 | 12:12 PM - For Michele Leith, being named the Northern Virginia community outreach coordinator for the Office of Attorney General is a homecoming of sorts.
Legislative session a mixed bag for immigrants
Sun., Mar. 22 | 11:58 AM - RICHMOND – About 20 state legislators and representatives of immigrant advocacy groups have formed the New Americans Caucus to address the needs of undocumented residents and other immigrants.
Gov. McAuliffe calls for investigation into U-Va. student’s arrest
Fri., Mar. 20 | 02:26 PM - The governor of Virginia has called for an investigation into the rough arrest of a university student who appears in a photo with a bloody face as he is being held down by an officer.
Loudoun supervisors decide on location for animal shelter
Thu., Mar. 19 | 03:48 PM - The new county animal shelter is moving forward at the Government Support Center site south of Leesburg, as initially suggested by county staff.
Supervisor Buona becomes board’s vice chairman
Wed., Mar. 18 | 05:11 PM - Supervisor Ralph Buona (R-Ashburn) was elected the new vice chairman of the Board of Supervisors Wednesday night.
Democrat Nevarez announces Broad Run candidacy
Wed., Mar. 18 | 02:19 PM - Democrat Al Nevarez is seeking to represent the Broad Run District on Loudoun's Board of Supervisors.
Parking rates in downtown Leesburg change April 6
Wed., Mar. 18 | 02:12 PM - Beginning April 6, rates for the Leesburg Town Hall Parking Garage and the on-street parking meters in downtown Leesburg will change.