Virginia justices hear online anonymity case
Fri., Oct. 31 | 11:17 AM - The right to speak anonymously on the Internet will be compromised if a carpet cleaner succeeds in unmasking the identities of critics who posted negative reviews online, a lawyer for the Yelp Inc. business review website told the Virginia Supreme Court on Tuesday.
New voter ID law in effect for Nov. 4
Thu., Oct. 30 | 11:58 AM - The change in voter ID law comes because of recent legislation passed by the General Assembly.
Democrat announces plans to challenge Volpe in 2015
Wed., Oct. 29 | 03:55 PM - A second Democrat has announced plans to vie for a seat on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors in the 2015 election.
New state ethics commission to meet Monday
Sun., Oct. 26 | 08:30 AM - The Commission to Ensure Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government is scheduled to hold its first meeting Monday in Richmond.
Comstock’s property taxes raise questions about a central campaign narrative
Fri., Oct. 24 | 01:07 PM - Comstock has repeatedly said Foust is an enthusiastic supporter for tax hikes, including in a TV ad titled “Taxman,” which highlighted a claim oft-used by the GOP camp that says Foust raised property taxes by 22 percent.
Voting advocates fear impact of Virginia’s voter ID law
Thu., Oct. 23 | 05:39 PM - It's an issue in states across the U.S., with the Supreme Court last weekend allowing Texas to use its strict voter ID law, over the vehement objection of three justices. The Texas law, unlike Virginia's, doesn't allow college student IDs as a form of identification.
Ramadan’s ‘killed in action’ tax relief measure on the ballot Nov. 4
Thu., Oct. 23 | 12:40 PM - A proposed amendment to Virginia's constitution to provide tax relief for military widows and widowers will be on the Nov. 4 ballot. The measure, which twice passed the General Assembly without opposition, was patroned by state Del. David Ramadan (R-87th) and is the only constitutional amendment to be voted on this year.
Va. officials set up hotline for Ebola questions
Thu., Oct. 23 | 11:48 AM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Virginia Department of Health is helping answer questions from the public and provide the most up-to-date information regarding Ebola to Virginians.
Loudoun Board of Supervisors consider raises for next term
Tue., Oct. 21 | 01:59 PM - A pay raise could be coming for Loudoun supervisors in 2016.
Middleburg Town Council to hold bond hearing
Tue., Oct. 21 | 01:00 PM - Middleburg Town Council on Oct. 23 will hold a 6 p.m. public hearing on the issuance of $1.5 million in general obligation bonds.
Purcellville reinstates ‘Notice of Gathering’ communications
Tue., Oct. 21 | 08:00 AM - The Town of Purcellville will reinstate issuing “Notice of Gatherings.”
Governor brings renewed clean energy focus
Mon., Oct. 20 | 11:01 AM - Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) brought a new focus to renewable energy in Virginia Tuesday as he presented the state’s 2014 energy plan to a group of business leaders and conservation groups.
Frank Wolf, Dick Black among lawmakers calling for Ebola travel ban
Fri., Oct. 17 | 02:45 PM - Congressman Frank Wolf (R-Va.-10th) and several state lawmakers have joined in calling for a travel ban from West African nations crippled by the Ebola crisis.
UPDATED: Judge Julia Cannon dies
Fri., Oct. 17 | 12:49 PM - A spokesperson for the Loudoun County Bar Association announced the news to association members with few details.
Supervisors approve controversial NOVEC service center
Wed., Oct. 15 | 09:22 PM - County staff found "the general location, character, and extent of the proposed public utility service center and associated facilities" are in accordance with the county's land planning.