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MORE: Loudoun School Board adopts $1 billion budget

The Loudoun County School Board adopted a revised budget Tuesday night that will cost the county about $200,000 less than the superintendent’s proposed budget.

FCi Federal awarded $415 million contract

Ashburn-based FCi Federal announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a $416-million, five-year prime contract with the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to support the National Benefits Records Operations Center.

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House of Delegates committee kills two full-day kindergarten bills from Loudoun lawmakers

Two bills aimed at expanding access to full-day kindergarten in Loudoun died in the Virginia House of Delegates this week.

House of Delegates passes proffer bill loathed by Loudoun County

The Virginia House of Delegates approved legislation today that Loudoun supervisors say will gut the current proffer system the county uses to fund some government projects.

Lacking enough execution drugs, Virginia eyes electric chair

A proposal that would force inmates to die by electric chair if lethal injection drugs can't be found is gaining steam in Virginia, in part because of a looming execution scheduled for next month.

Loudoun supervisors, School Board address community concerns at joint town hall

Nearly 100 parents and community members gathered Wednesday night for a joint town hall meeting to ask members of the School Board and Board of Supervisors questions about governance and public education.

Purcellville Town Council could appoint new member by Feb. 16

Members of the Purcellville Town Council have called a special meeting for Feb. 16 to potentially appoint someone to a vacant seat on their dais.

Va. House approves Del. Bell’s zoning disclosure bill

Bell's HB 746, according to a legislative summary, requires the disclosure to purchasers of the zoning classification or permitted uses of parcels adjacent to the parcel that is being purchased.

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McAuliffe administration proposes new limits on tolling

The measure that Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne presented to a legislative subcommittee Monday would bar the executive branch from imposing tolls without lawmakers' approval for under certain circumstances.

Joint town hall to address Loudouners’ education concerns

A joint town hall meeting with members of the Board of Supervisors and School Board will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 3 at the Loudoun County Public Schools Administrative Offices at 21000 Education Court in Ashburn.

Sen. Kaine leads opioid hearing in Loudoun County; AG Herring testifies

More than 100 Americans are dying every day from opioid addiction, elected officials and health care experts said Monday at a well-attended special U.S. Senate committee field hearing in Leesburg.

UPDATE: Special Leesburg Town Council meeting pushed back to next week

Two members of the Leesburg town council called today for a special meeting in an effort to finally appoint the interim mayor, and, if needed, an interim council member.

Former Leesburg councilman, Wright, launches campaign for mayor

Former Leesburg Town Councilman Kevin Wright will challenge current vice mayor Kelly Burk for the mayorship in November, Wright announced today.

McAuliffe, Republicans announce deal on guns

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican lawmakers have reached a deal that strengthens some gun control measures while reversing a policy that would have invalidated concealed handgun permits in Virginia held by residents of 25 other states.

UPDATE: Leesburg cityhood legislation dies in committee

Supervisors voted 7-1-1 on Jan. 21, with Supervisor Matt Letourneau (R-Dulles) absent, to go on the record opposing state legislation from Del. Randy Minchew that would lift the moratorium on creating new cities in Virginia.
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