Higher education cuts likely to spare Va. students
Thu., Sep. 18 | 12:41 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 | 06:00 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.
New Circuit Court judge likely to be confirmed this week
Tue., Sep. 16 | 09:25 AM - Local legislators from both chambers told the Times-Mirror they are confident the nominee – whose name is not yet public – will be confirmed.
McAuliffe, lawmakers reach deal on budget cuts
Mon., Sep. 15 | 01:55 PM - McAuliffe and leaders of the General Assembly plan to release details at a news conference on Monday.
Virginians likely to pay more at the pump come January
Mon., Sep. 15 | 08:12 AM - Gas prices in Virginia will rise come January -- possibly as much as six cents per gallon -- unless Congress approves the “Marketplace Fairness Act."
Janet Clarke won’t seek second term on Board of Supervisors
Sun., Sep. 14 | 01:34 PM - Clarke served as vice chairman on the board in 2012, before Supervisor Shawn Williams (R-Broad Run) took over that role in 2013 and 2014.
County pursues public-private partnership for Old Arcola School
Thu., Sep. 18 | 11:13 AM - Loudoun County will solicit a public-private partnership in hopes of keeping the historic Old Arcola Elementary School building preserved, the Board of Supervisors directed Wednesday.
Kaine proposes authorization to hit militants
Thu., Sep. 18 | 10:20 AM - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine has drawn up legislation to authorize U.S. military force against Islamic extremists that would strictly limit the engagement of American ground forces.
AG’s office to assist local inmates’ re-entry
Wed., Sep. 17 | 10:25 AM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Virginia attorney general's office is creating the position of a statewide coordinator to prepare local inmates for their return to society.
Virginia income tax dependence cited in report
Tue., Sep. 16 | 09:10 AM - A report by the investment rating agency Standard & Poor's says the income gap is undermining budgets in Virginia and other states.
Supervisors to vote on Old Arcola School Wednesday
Mon., Sep. 15 | 11:02 AM - County supervisors are expected to take a vote on the future of the historic Old Arcola Elementary School during their Sept. 17 business meeting.
State revenues increase slightly in August
Sat., Sep. 13 | 08:54 PM - Virginia tax collections increased slightly in August.
Loudoun supervisors approve new ethics ordinance; Delgaudio opposes
Thu., Sep. 11 | 09:49 AM - Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio on Wednesday night voted against an ethics-tightening measure that was brought on largely, if not solely, by a special grand jury investigation and removal-from-office petition stemming from allegations he misused public assets.
IN PICTURES: Tribute to African American Civil War veterans
Loudoun Valley junior J.C. Sherrod III places a flag at the grave site of one of four African American Civil War veterans buried at Mt. Zion Community Cemetery in Leesburg.
Wed., Sep. 10 | 12:00 PM - Civic leaders paid tribute to African American Civil War veterans and dedicated the Virginia Civil Wars Interpretive Marker at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Leesburg on Sept. 6.
McAuliffe proposes limited health care expansion
Tue., Sep. 9 | 12:50 PM - The only low-income adults eligible for new health coverage under McAuliffe's plans would be about 20,000 currently uninsured residents who have a severe mental illness.