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Analysis: Senate bill worse for Virginia’s Medicaid program

An analysis of the Senate health care bill shows its changes to the way Medicaid is funded would cost Virginia's program at least $1.4 billion over seven years.

Loudoun County supervisors eye resolution opposing Metro sales tax

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is eyeing a formal resolution that would oppose a one-cent regional sales tax to support the region’s troubled Metro (WMATA) rail system.

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Kaine headlines Loudoun Chamber of Commerce event, highlights health care and defense spending

Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va) spoke on his personal lessons in leadership to the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce at the National Conference Center on Monday.

Loudoun supervisors advance 62 percent pay hike proposal

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors wants the public to weigh in on whether the next board should get a roughly 62 percent pay raise.

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Loudoun supervisors award $4.7M contract to one of sheriff’s highest campaign contributors

Loudoun supervisors awarded a $4.7-million, two-year contract Thursday night to one of Sheriff Mike Chapman’s (R) highest campaign contributors for inmate medical and psychiatry services at the county jail.

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Loudoun supervisors put Metro area plan on hold, send it to Envision Loudoun process for work

The county’s major land-use plan around the future Silver Line stops is being put on hold, possibly for another year.

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The secret at Short Hill: One year later

A year ago, the western Loudoun community demanded the county deny a commission permit that would have allowed AT&T -- the world’s largest telecom company -- to build a 3.5-acre facility on the top of Short Hill Mountain.

Leesburg man charged with espionage for giving secret documents to China

Kevin Patrick Mallory, 60, made his initial appearance in federal court today on charges that he transmitted Top Secret and Secret documents to an agent of the People’s Republic of China.

Loudoun supervisors poised to approve $4.7M contract for one of sheriff’s political contributors

“I feel that our bidding process, the way we do procurement, is completely wrong and needs to be fixed,” Supervisor Saines said.

Lawmakers call for overhaul of Metro governance, funding

A group of Maryland lawmakers has proposed an overhaul of the Washington-area subway system that would give the struggling rail network the dedicated funding its leaders say it needs.

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Metro board member says Loudoun shouldn’t ‘shirk’ its Metro obligations

Will jurisdictions like Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria go for a regional sales tax to support the region’s embattled Metro (WMATA) rail system? Several of Metro’s Virginia board members recently ducked the question and called on Loudoun County to do its part.

Gov. McAuliffe to hand over previous felon voter list to Plowman

Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman (R) will receive the list of 206,000 convicted felons who had their voting rights temporarily restored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) last year in an order that was eventually nixed by the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Justice Dept. probing Booz Allen Hamilton’s accounting

Defense and spy-agency contractor Booz Allen Hamilton says the Justice Department is investigating its accounting and the way it charges the government.

Virginia joins probe into companies’ role in opioid crisis

Virginia's attorney general and the top attorneys in other states are investigating whether opioid manufacturers have used unlawful marketing and sales practices.

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Gillespie calls Northam an ‘angry liberal,’ pitches economic message in Leesburg

Republican Ed Gillespie squeaked out a 1-percentage-point victory in Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary Tuesday, but one thing was clear after the final votes were tallied: Gillespie has some work to do in the moderate, 384,000-resident Loudoun County.
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