Supervisors grant property tax relief for two GOP-friendly groups
Tue., Sep. 30 | 09:11 AM - Loudoun's Board of Supervisors has signed off on granting nearly $9,000 in property tax relief for two organizations with political ties to members of the all-Republican board.
200,000 in Va. may lack proper ID needed to vote
Mon., Sep. 29 | 04:51 PM - A state law that took effect this year requires Virginia voters to show some form of photo identification at their polling stations before they cast a vote.
How to solve backlog in Loudoun courts? Rent a judge.
Thu., Sep. 25 | 08:00 AM - With three judges on the bench in Loudoun, and a fourth to start Dec. 1, legal experts say that within the backlog of cases has emerged a new solution: judges for hire.
With unaccompanied minors comes rumors, more questions
Wed., Sep. 24 | 06:00 AM - Loudoun is playing host to 210 of the unaccompanied alien minors crossing over the United States border from Central America.
Following special session, a bleak future for Medicaid expansion
Tue., Sep. 23 | 06:00 PM - The political tussle over expanding Medicaid in Virginia through the Affordable Care Act is over, but a plan to provide health care to thousands of uninsured adults still needs to be found, Del. Tag Greason said Tuesday.
More than a month later, Leesburg officials yet to reveal Oaklawn tenant
Tue., Sep. 23 | 02:54 PM - Leesburg Town Council on Aug. 12 approved a rezoning application from Oaklawn representative Keane Enterprises, paving the way for the heavily-rumored “economic development” project.
Higher education cuts likely to spare Va. students
Thu., Sep. 18 | 02:41 PM - Students likely will be insulated from $90 million in cuts the McAuliffe administration is seeking this fiscal year and next from Virginia's public colleges and universities.
Va. attorney general sues major banks for $1.1B
Thu., Sep. 18 | 08:00 AM - Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is suing some of the world's largest banks for $1.15 billion in damages related to the housing market crash, saying the financial institutions fraudulently sold risky mortgage-backed securities to the state's public pension system.
McAuliffe forms state ethics commission
Fri., Sep. 26 | 03:34 PM - Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is putting together a new ethics commission and asking it to come up with concrete proposals on how to improve Virginia's image in the wake of the former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption conviction.
Silver Line ridership hits 60 percent of projection
Fri., Sep. 26 | 11:27 AM - Five new stations averaging 15,000 riders per day
Va. speaker blocks approval of Dem appointments
Wed., Sep. 24 | 04:18 PM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Republican Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell is blocking the appointments of three recently resigned Democratic state lawmakers who took new jobs in state government.
Alcohol sales up at Va. ABC stores, restaurants
Tue., Sep. 23 | 10:47 AM - The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says it has seen sales increase to record-breaking levels consecutively for the past 16 years.
Loudoun County election officials to host voter registration events Tuesday
Mon., Sep. 22 | 03:31 PM - Loudoun County election officials will host onsite voter registration events, which will include assistance with the new photo identification card requirement, at the county's senior centers and libraries on National Voter Registration Day Tuesday.
No Medicaid action Thursday in special session
Fri., Sep. 19 | 04:11 PM - There was plenty of talking but little action Thursday as Virginia state lawmakers kicked off a special session to discuss whether the state's Medicaid program should expand.
No Medicaid action expected in Virginia session
Fri., Sep. 19 | 02:04 PM - There will be plenty of talking but probably little action Thursday when Virginia state lawmakers discuss whether the state's Medicaid program should expand.