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Report: State salaries to lag private sector by 27 percent

A new report by the Virginia state government's human resources boss says state employees' salaries are set to lag behind the private sector by 27 percent.

View of the new Pacific Boulevard extension in Ashburn that opened Dec. 8 connecting Gloucester Parkway to Russell Branch Parkway. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Pacific Boulevard extension opens as Ashburn man waits for eminent domain trial

As the new Pacific Boulevard extension opens to up drivers in Ashburn, nearby property owner Shawn Pahlavani looks down on what was once part of his 11-acre property.

Sen. Black, Frank Wolf endorse Gillespie’s gubernatorial bid

Gillespie is in a three-person battle for the Republican nomination, which will be decided by a statewide primary next summer. Also seeking the GOP nomination are state Sen. Frank Wagner (R-7th) and Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart.

21st Century Cures Act receives bipartisan support from Warner, Kaine and Comstock

A landmark health care and medical research bill, the 21st Century Cures Act, is heading to President Barack Obama's desk for his signature.

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Loudoun supervisors direct staff to examine alternatives to synthetic turf

The decision comes after supervisors and the School Board have sparred over funding to complete testing of crumb rubber at several school fields around the county.

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UPDATE: 21st Century Cures Act passes Senate, heads to Obama’s desk

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) is hailing the House of Representatives' passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, a sweeping piece of legislation Comstock often touted on the campaign trail this year.

A rendering of the Loudoun County courthouse expansion project in downtown Leesburg.

Loudoun supervisors approve $12.7 million contract for Pennington parking lot

A 4-level parking lot garage will soon be coming to Pennington Street in downtown Leesburg.

Aerial view of the Catesby Farm property. Courtesy Photo

Loudoun supervisors approve Middleburg’s Catesby Farm events facility

Despite objections from local residents, Loudoun supervisors on Tuesday night approved a Middleburg land use proposal for a banquet and events facility on the 240-acre Catesby Farm property.

Silver Line small area plan land use map proposed by Supervisor Tony Buffington (R-Blue Ridge)

Loudoun supervisors plan to limit residential development around Dulles Airport

As the county delves into its land use plan and vision around the future Silver Line Metro stations, Loudoun supervisors have made it clear: Residential development should be restricted around Dulles International Airport.

U.S. Supreme Court seems concerned over race in Virginia redistricting

The Supreme Court on Monday seemed concerned that race may have played too large a role in the drawing of electoral districts in Virginia, to the detriment of black voters.

State Sen. Favola pushing for firearm registry in Virginia

Favola's proposal is sure to meet opposition from Virginia Republicans, who control both chambers of the General Assembly.

Report anticipates lackluster economic growth in Virginia

While Virginia's economy has improved since the end of the Great Recession, it hasn't kept pace with growth nationally and appears to be decelerating, according to a report from Old Dominion University released Friday.

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Chinese officials assess Loudoun for rural opportunities in closed, unannounced trip

A high-level delegation of Chinese and U.S. officials recently toured local breweries and eateries in what local officials described as a friendly visit to Loudoun County.

Loudoun zoning group favors more town centers in the county

Loudoun town centers of the future as envisioned by the county’s Zoning Ordinance Action Group, is getting a second look by the Planning Commission.

Loudoun delegation talks with Board of Supervisors about top 2017 Legislative Program issues at Nov. 29 legislative meeting. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Loudoun supervisors express concern over proffer law, regulating Airbnb at legislative meeting

Just about a month before state legislators head to Richmond for the 2017 General Assembly session, local lawmakers and the Board of Supervisors made clear during a joint meeting Nov. 29 their outrage over new proffer legislation and a desire regulate Airbnb.
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