Virginia infrastructure earns grade of C-
Sat., Jan. 24 | 03:24 PM - RICHMOND – Virginia’s bridges, roads and other infrastructure have earned a grade of C-minus from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Supervisors provide ‘State of Loudoun’ to business leaders
Members of the Board of Supervisors address business leaders during the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce’s “State of the County” breakfast at Belmont Country Club. Times-Mirror Photo/Ben Hancock
Fri., Jan. 23 | 03:22 PM - Fresh off announcing he won't seek re-election, Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott York (R-At Large) provided Loudoun business leaders the annual “State of the County” briefing Friday morning.
Northern Va. state senator pushing for marijuana decriminalization
Fri., Jan. 23 | 01:24 PM - Adam Ebbin, an Alexandria Democrat, has introduced a bill that would eliminate jail time for possession of the drug and make it punishable by a maximum $100 penalty.
Loudoun Supervisors clash over animal shelter location
Fri., Jan. 23 | 12:33 PM - The location of a proposed animal shelter in Loudoun has the county's supervisors butting heads and still looking for a new site for the facility.
Budget fight on the horizon in Loudoun
Thu., Jan. 22 | 07:54 AM - The budget dance has become a regular and passionate tango between Loudoun's hard-line, no-tax supervisors and outspoken proponents of increased education funding.
Warner, Kaine tackling business growth, budgeting in bipartisan fashion
Wed., Jan. 21 | 12:03 PM - U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner are getting down to business in the 114th Congress – and bipartisan business at that.
Virginia Senate defeats Sen. Dick Black’s in-state tuition proposal
Tue., Jan. 20 | 03:26 PM - The Senate of Virginia this afternoon killed legislation from Loudoun state Sen. Dick Black (R-13th) that would have prohibited in-state tuition at the commonwealth's universities for students of undocumented immigrants.
Ethics key issue for 2015 assembly
Tue., Jan. 20 | 08:00 AM - With a former governor heading to prison for corruption and his successor calling for a cap on gifts to politicians, ethics reform is high on the agenda for the Virginia General Assembly’s 2015 session.
Bill would require AG to defend Va. Constitution
Mon., Jan. 19 | 01:36 PM - A Republican legislator from Williamsburg is pushing for a law to require the state attorney general to defend the Virginia Constitution.
Bob McDonnell gets consulting gig
Mon., Jan. 19 | 11:26 AM - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was hired as a consultant for a mechanical contractor after his conviction in a federal corruption case.
Leesburg Public Art Commission seeks requests for fiscal 2016 funding
Sat., Jan. 17 | 09:00 AM - The Leesburg Public Art Commission is inviting local arts organizations to submit requests for funding.
Vote on Tuscarora Crossing in Leesburg delayed until February
Thu., Jan. 22 | 04:27 PM - Final action on the long-debated Tuscarora Crossing rezoning proposal was delayed until Feb. 4 by the Board of Supervisors Wednesday.
County administrator receives pay raise; now making $230K
Thu., Jan. 22 | 12:03 PM - Loudoun County's supervisors unanimously approved a 3 percent pay hike for veteran county administrator Tim Hemstreet Wednesday night.
Republicans criticize McAuliffe’s mental health care plan
Wed., Jan. 21 | 02:57 PM - House Republicans say Gov. Terry McAuliffe has implemented a poorly conceived plan to provide health care coverage for low-income Virginians with severe mental illnesses.
Read the State of the Union speech, see Virginia lawmakers reactions
Tue., Jan. 20 | 10:18 PM - U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) just issued the following statement about President Barack Obama's seventh State of the Union speech.