Va. senators from Loudoun band together for breastfeeding bill
State Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-33rd) has proposed legislation to allow mothers to breastfeed in public in Virginia. Times-Mirror File Photo
Thu., Jan. 29 | 01:12 PM - Sens. Barbara Favola (D-31st) and Jill Vogel (R-27th) say they will support colleague Jennifer Wexton's (D-33rd) Senate Bill 1427, which “provides that a mother may breastfeed in any place where the mother is lawfully present.”
MORE: Virginia Senate committee defeats gun control proposals
Tue., Jan. 27 | 12:34 PM - A series of gun control measures has been defeated by a Republican-controlled Virginia Senate committee.
Competition for in-state admission remains stiff at Va. universities
Tue., Jan. 27 | 07:40 AM - College admissions decisions are starting to roll in for Fairfax County high school seniors, again drawing attention to the competition for in-state seats at Virginia’s top universities.
Proposal would let Dominion hike electric bills
Mon., Jan. 26 | 12:00 PM - Dominion Virginia Power would be allowed to avoid state regulation for eight years while having the ability to raise consumers’ electric bills if the General Assembly passes a bill before the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor.
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.
Population growth in Va. slows to one percent
Thu., Jan. 29 | 12:35 PM - Virginia is amid its slowest growth rate in decades.
Loudoun County hires two new assistant county administrators
Wed., Jan. 28 | 04:35 PM - Loudoun County has brought on two new assistant county administrators -- Robert Middaugh and Kenneth Young.
Va. Senate panel votes to protect gays from job discrimination
Wed., Jan. 28 | 01:07 PM - A Virginia Senate committee voted Monday to prohibit discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Loudoun County’s population tops 350,000 mark
Tue., Jan. 27 | 04:23 PM - For the first time in history, Loudoun County's population has topped 350,000, according to estimates released today by the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center.
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.
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.
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.