Supervisors recommend fixes for LCPS self-insurance fund deficit
Fri., Dec. 19 | 12:15 PM - Loudoun's Board of Supervisors has recommended using money from the general funds to decrease the deficit in Loudoun County Public School's self-insurance fund.
Loudoun County Parkway completion sparks local Republican rift
Tue., Dec. 16 | 03:50 PM - The completion of Loudoun County Parkway, a key transportation project in the county, led to sharp words and claims of lies between local Republican officeholders last week.
MORE: Gov. McAuliffe calls for stricter gun regulations
Mon., Dec. 15 | 05:57 PM - Included in McAuliffe's initiatives are closing the so-called “gun show loophole” and re-implementing the state's one-handgun-per-month law.
Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act funded in federal spending bill
Mon., Dec. 15 | 11:41 AM - The Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, named after a 10-year-old childhood cancer advocate from Loudoun who died last year after fighting a vicious cancer in her brain, will be funded through the just-passed budget measure.
Sources: Gov. McAuliffe to include Medicaid expansion in budget
Mon., Dec. 15 | 07:35 AM - When Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe unveils his budget proposal next week it will include a top but elusive goal: expanding Medicaid eligibility for low-income Virginians, according to two sources.
Va.‘s jobless rate falls to 5 pct in November
Sun., Dec. 21 | 12:42 AM - The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate fell to 5 percent in November, marking the lowest rate in seven months.
Va. shortens process for felons to seek rights restoration
Fri., Dec. 19 | 03:24 PM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia is taking additional steps to make it easier for convicted felons to regain their voting rights.
County closes on TIFIA loan for Metro
Fri., Dec. 19 | 03:01 PM - County officials announced Thursday they have closed on a low-interest federal TIFIA loan of $195 million to help finance Metro's Silver Line extension into Loudoun County.
MORE: McAuliffe proposes changes to Virginia state budget
Thu., Dec. 18 | 03:44 PM - Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants to more than double the pot of money he can spend trying to lure companies to Virginia, ease school districts' teacher retirement burdens, and give raises to rookie deputy sheriffs.
Governor plans to budget $28 million for voting machines
Tue., Dec. 16 | 05:38 PM - Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) is planning to include $28 million in his budget for new voting machines across Virginia that would create a paper trail for individual votes.
Virginia political leaders call for Democrat lawmaker’s resignation
Tue., Dec. 16 | 10:01 AM - Del. Joseph D. Morrissey entered an Alford plea Friday to a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. In an Alford plea, a defendant acknowledges there's sufficient evidence for a conviction but doesn't admit guilt.
Comstock given third committee assignment in House
Mon., Dec. 15 | 12:41 PM - Congresswoman-elect Barbara Comstock (R) was today tapped for a third committee assignment for the 114th Congress, which begins work after the new year.
Fairfax Christian School approved by county
Fri., Dec. 12 | 06:38 PM - Fairfax Christian School will be moving from its location in Vienna to Pacific Avenue near Dulles International Airport.
Federal funding to pay for Wallops Island repair, launches to resume in Florida
The Wallops Island facility, shown here before it was destroyed by a rocket explosion Oct. 28, is planned to be repaired by fall 2015. - Courtesy/NASA
Fri., Dec. 12 | 04:59 PM - U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced Dec. 11 that the $20 million needed to repair a rocket launch site in Wallops Island will be added to House and Senate federal spending legislation discussions for 2015.
Comstock named to two House committees
Thu., Dec. 11 | 04:11 PM - Congresswoman-elect Barbara Comstock, a Republican who will succeed Frank Wolf in Virginia's 10th Congressional District, has been tapped to two committees for the 114th Congress – the Science, Space and Technology Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.