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Judge in Virginia declines to block Trump’s new travel ban

In a sweeping affirmation of presidential authority, a federal judge in Virginia ruled against a Muslim civil rights group that sought to block the Trump administration's proposed travel ban.

Brian Davison

Loudoun resident files civil rights suits against county officials over social media censorship

If Loudoun County government officials want to tell the public about an upcoming Board of Supervisors committee meeting, they turn to Facebook.

Rendering of One Loudoun’s downtown

After months of back and forth, supervisors vote to approve One Loudoun rezoning

After months of delays and reconsiderations, Loudoun supervisors voted Thursday to approve a rezoning application at One Loudoun.

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Gov. McAuliffe calls for independent review of Metro

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) plans to launch an independent review of the Metro (WMATA) in a bid to identify potential changes to its governance, funding and help the transit authority support growth in the region.

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Economist: Proposed Trump budget could cost northern Virginia up to 10,000 jobs

If President Trump's proposed federal budget is adopted, the suburbs of the Washington Metropolitan area could lose as many as 20,000 jobs in the region’s federal sector.

Supervisors vote along party lines to cut tax rate by two cents

In a party line vote, the Republican members of the Board of Supervisors advanced a plan that would cut the county’s current tax rate of $1.145 by two cents during their final worksession on the county’s proposed $2.5 billion budget Monday night.

Supervisors nix economic development request at fourth budget work session

Loudoun supervisors held back on additional spending within the proposed $2.5 billion county budget for fiscal 2018 during their fourth budget work session March 16.

Analysis: Virginia to see big Medicaid cuts under GOP plan

Virginia's Medicaid program stands to lose $1.8 billion over a six-year span under House Republicans' plan to overhaul the nation's health care system, a state analysis has found.

Trump budget cuts funding for EPA’s Chesapeake Bay program

President Donald Trump's budget proposal would eliminate federal funding for the program that coordinates Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts, and environmental groups warned the cut would threaten decades of progress.

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Perriello: Refugees are vetted ‘more thoroughly than the average Trump appointee’

Democrat Tom Perriello was back in Loudoun County Friday, only this time there was no whiskey involved.

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Virginia’s Metro board rep says transit system’s $300 million shortfall could double by 2019

Second Vice Chairman Jim Corcoran said Thursday during a State of Transportation event in Loudoun County that the transit system’s nearly $300 million fiscal 2018 operating shortfall could double by 2019.

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie outlines tax plans in Sterling.

Governor hopeful Ed Gillespie promises ‘tax cuts for all Virginians’

Gillespie appeared in an informal Loudoun County setting this afternoon, speaking at the Sterling home of supporters Mary Gail and Gordon Swenson.

County officials seek $420K for Sheriff’s Office body camera program

In an effort to be on par with what the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office calls industry standard, county officials are asking the Board of Supervisors for more than $420,000 for a body-worn camera program.

Be ready for closures at busy Route 7 and Belmont Ridge intersection

Loudoun County officials on Wednesday announced upcoming night closures to set structural steel for the future interchange at the Route 7 and Belmont Ridge Road intersection.

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A new truck for the old chief

Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company has a new fire truck, Engine 601, thanks to a collaborative agreement with Loudoun County Combined Fire-Rescue System.
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