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Leesburg Town Council cuts ‘Main Street,’ Visit Loudoun funding

As Leesburg citizens argued for projects that are facing the axe this budget cycle, council members discussed ways to compromise during Tuesday night’s public budget hearing.

Loudoun School Board rejects motion to look into ‘undocumented’ enrollment process

DeKenipp said that, since the Montgomery County rape, he has wanted to look into the steps" LCPS could take ensure the “safety and success” of all Loudoun students.

McAuliffe renews push for Medicaid expansion in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is renewing his push to expand Medicaid coverage, saying state Republicans have no excuses left after President Donald Trump’s failed attempt to overhaul health care.

Snapshot of Catoctin School Board Member Eric DeKenipp’s official Facebook page

Loudoun School Board chair wants to review LCPS student safety policy

Should LCPS reassess its policies to ensure student safety in wake of the rape of a 14-year-old girl that reportedly occurred at a Rockville High School bathroom earlier this month?

Trump asks Virginia-based appeals court to let travel ban take effect

President Donald Trump's administration is asking a federal appeals court to let his travel ban go into effect while it considers the case.

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.

Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko

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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