Virginia lawmakers approve $100 per year gift cap
Sun., Apr. 19 | 11:00 AM - Virginia lawmakers passed new gift limits Friday that will make it much more difficult for them to be wined and dined by deep-pocketed lobbyists.
Virginia Tech massacre, as told in government emails
Fri., Apr. 17 | 04:27 PM - Emails that circulated among then-Gov. Tim Kaine’s staff on April 16, 2007, offer a unique window on how state government operated in a crisis – the mass shootings at Virginia Tech. The emails are part of a special collection at the Library of Virginia.
Leesburg council signs off on fiscal 2016-2017 budget
Thu., Apr. 16 | 12:49 PM - The nonpartisan Leesburg Town Council on Tuesday passed the coming year's spending plan.
MORE: Delegate David Ramadan won’t seek re-election
State Del. David Ramadan announced April 15 he will not seek re-election in November 2015. He served two terms representing the 87th District that spans portions of Loudoun and Prince William counties. Facebook/David Ramadan
Wed., Apr. 15 | 10:31 AM - Ramadan, who represents portions of Sterling, Dulles and South Riding and south into Prince William County, announced his decision today on the House floor in Richmond.
A Redskins stadium in Loudoun?
Redskins headquarters in Ashburn. Times-Mirror File
Wed., Apr. 15 | 10:30 AM - Along with the recent revelation that Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) is determined to find a Virginia home for a new Washington Redskins stadium comes clouds of questions: Where are the best sites? How would the facility be funded? When could it be built? And, what we all want to know, could it possibly land in Loudoun?
Bob McDonnell: Favors were routine courtesies, not bribery
Mon., Apr. 13 | 08:36 AM - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell made his final written plea to a federal appeals court last week, arguing that the favors he did for a wealthy businessman were routine courtesies and not part of a bribery scheme.
Local historian, Leesburg leaders commemorate 150th anniversary of Appomattox
Civil War reenactors were on hand Thursday for a “Bells Across the Land” event remembering America’s deadliest war. Times-Mirror/Ben Hancock
Fri., Apr. 10 | 09:45 AM - The epicenter of Bells Across the Land on Thursday came at Appomattox Courthouse.
Loudoun signs $65,500 sponsorship agreement with Fairfax Games
The World Police and Fire Games are expected to bring tens of thousands of visitors into Northern Virginia later this year.
Thu., Apr. 2 | 02:46 PM - Billed as an Olympics for public safety employees from across the country, the event consists of more than 60 sports, twice as many as the Olympic Games, and athletes from 70 countries.
Budget overview: Supervisors set to finalize fiscal 2016 spending plan Wednesday
Tue., Mar. 31 | 02:26 PM - For the first time in more than a decade, the board's majority has committed to allocating enough local funds to fully fund the LCPS' adopted $982 million budget.
Sexual assault task force releases findings
Thu., Mar. 19 | 04:44 PM - Virginia should create a database of college students who are expelled for committing sexual assaults, and every college and university in the commonwealth should establish a sexual assault response team, a task force headed by the attorney general said.
Virginia Supreme Court rules judge lacked authority over Yelp information
Sat., Apr. 18 | 08:11 AM - A Virginia judge lacked authority to order the website Yelp to reveal the names of people who posted negative comments about a carpet cleaning business, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Leesburg names new deputy town attorney
Fri., Apr. 17 | 01:59 PM - The Town of Leesburg on April 15 hired Shelby Caputo as the deputy town attorney.
Va. pushing ahead with new veterans’ centers
Wed., Apr. 15 | 03:30 PM - State officials are moving ahead with plans to build two new veteran health centers without waiting for federal government funding.
Report: Transparency amiss in Virginia’s General Assembly
Wed., Apr. 15 | 02:52 PM - According to the analysis, 76 percent of House of Delegates bills and resolutions killed in committee or subcommittee were done so without a recorded vote or any vote at all.
State revenues higher than projected
Wed., Apr. 15 | 11:38 AM - Virginia's state revenues are higher than previously projected with March collections up nearly 12 percent higher than a year ago.