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Gov. McAuliffe, Republicans hash out deal on I-66 widening, tolling plan

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) says he and General Assembly Republicans have struck a deal that will speed up the widening of I-66 inside the Beltway.

Leesburg earns AAA rating

Leesburg has earned its AAA rating with all three credit rating agencies, Leesburg Financial Consultant David Rose announced during Monday night’s town council work session.

Following Va. House’s lead, Senate approves proffer overhaul legislation

The Virginia House of Delegates approved legislation today that Loudoun supervisors say will gut the current proffer system the county uses to fund some government projects.

Purcellville Assistant Town Manager Danny Davis poses for a photo with Purcellville Mayor Kwasi Fraser at the 2015 Christmas parade. Courtesy Photo

Purcellville’s assistant town manager looks to the future

After more than a decade working in Loudoun County government, most recently as chief of staff to county administrator Tim Hemstreet, Danny Davis, 34, was ready to expand his career and experience something new.

Del. Randy Minchew (R) represents Virginia’s 10th House District. Photo/VirginiaGeneralAssembly.gov

Del. Minchew will withdraw controversial Electoral College legislation

State Del. Randy Minchew, a Leesburg Republican, will strike his legislation aimed at changing the way Virginia's electoral college votes are counted, Minchew told the Times-Mirror this morning.

Domestic violence, gun-control groups divided over gun bill

Advocates for domestic violence victims in Virginia who've long sought to toughen the state's gun laws are praising a rare compromise in Richmond that could finally shepherd into law a measure that would strip abusers of their gun rights.

FCi Federal awarded $415 million contract

Ashburn-based FCi Federal announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a $416-million, five-year prime contract with the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to support the National Benefits Records Operations Center.

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House of Delegates committee kills two full-day kindergarten bills from Loudoun lawmakers

Two bills aimed at expanding access to full-day kindergarten in Loudoun died in the Virginia House of Delegates this week.

Lacking enough execution drugs, Virginia eyes electric chair

A proposal that would force inmates to die by electric chair if lethal injection drugs can't be found is gaining steam in Virginia, in part because of a looming execution scheduled for next month.

Loudoun supervisors, School Board address community concerns at joint town hall

Nearly 100 parents and community members gathered Wednesday night for a joint town hall meeting to ask members of the School Board and Board of Supervisors questions about governance and public education.

Purcellville Town Council could appoint new member by Feb. 16

Members of the Purcellville Town Council have called a special meeting for Feb. 16 to potentially appoint someone to a vacant seat on their dais.

Va. House approves Del. Bell’s zoning disclosure bill

Bell's HB 746, according to a legislative summary, requires the disclosure to purchasers of the zoning classification or permitted uses of parcels adjacent to the parcel that is being purchased.

MORE: Loudoun School Board adopts $1 billion budget

The Loudoun County School Board adopted a revised budget Tuesday night that will cost the county about $200,000 less than the superintendent’s proposed budget.

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McAuliffe administration proposes new limits on tolling

The measure that Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne presented to a legislative subcommittee Monday would bar the executive branch from imposing tolls without lawmakers' approval for under certain circumstances.

Joint town hall to address Loudouners’ education concerns

A joint town hall meeting with members of the Board of Supervisors and School Board will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 3 at the Loudoun County Public Schools Administrative Offices at 21000 Education Court in Ashburn.
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