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Supervisors make more cuts, criticize the General Assembly during third budget session

After wrapping up two rounds of hefty preliminary budget approvals, the Board of Supervisors took a more conservative stance Monday night on a list of county department needs during its third worksession on the proposed fiscal 2018 $2.5 billion budget.

Members of the National Conference Center in partnership with LCPS pupil services accepting an award for their efforts to help Loudoun students with special needs.

Loudoun businesses recognized at annual schools-business partnership event

800 attendees packed in to the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Friday, for the annual Loudoun school-business partnership recognition breakfast where the good work done between local businesses and public schools in the county is celebrated.

Gov. McAuliffe vetoes immigration-related bill

The governor, a Democrat, said Friday the bill sent an anti-immigrant message and was unnecessary because the state's law enforcement authorities already work closely with federal immigration agencies.

Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere

Domestic programs and foreign aid would as a whole absorb a 10 percent, $54 billion cut from currently projected levels — cuts that would match the military increase

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Lawmakers say new state budget is bad news for Loudoun County judiciary

Virginia's 20th Judicial Circuit will not receive funding for a fifth judge in the new state budget, meaning Loudoun County will not have a fourth Circuit Court judge for the foreseeable future.

Supervisor Matt Letourneau (R-Dulles) has dealt with the ERP issue for years. Times-Mirror File Photo

Loudoun County’s multi-million dollar ERP problems continue

The Board of Supervisors' finance committee on Tuesday walked back a $533,200 expenditure for a single person to lead the county’s latest implementation of its problematic enterprise resource planning (ERP) project.

Superintendent makes case for $1.1 billion budget to supervisors

The Board of Supervisors and the Loudoun School Board gathered Wednesday to hear out the school administration’s 2018 $1.1 billion adopted budget request.

The cost of Facebook: Loudoun economic development dept. spends $20K per year on social media site

Getting your message out in the cyber world can come with a steep price tag. And in Loudoun County, some local officials are no strangers to those costs.

Virginia lawmakers still grappling with ethics law

The Virginia General Assembly is set to adjust the state's ethics laws for the fourth straight year, as lawmakers continue struggling over what kind of gifts they can take from lobbyists and special interests.

Trump’s attack tactics emerge in Virginia gubernatorial race

Trump mocked Macy's financial performances after the national retailer stopped selling his clothing line after the then presidential candidate made derogatory comments about Mexicans.

McAuliffe says refugee ban will ‘breed hatred’ toward US

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is denouncing President Donald Trump's decision to suspend the nation's refugee program for four months and indefinitely bar Syrians from entering the country.

Eye on your tax dollars: Loudoun County’s top public salaries

The top 10 highest-paid Loudoun County government and public schools positions earn an average salary about 40 percent higher than the county’s household median income of $123,453.

Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts on first full day in office

Trump berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first visit to CIA headquarters into an airing of grievances about "dishonest" journalists.

The Same Sky Project is part of A Place to Be, a Middleburg-based music therapy and counseling nonprofit. Facebook/A Place to Be

Claude Moore Foundation, Inova partner in a gift for good at LCPS

The financial gift and ensuing performances come amid a growing community discussion and concern over student suicides. At least five students local students have taken their lives over the past two years.

Congregations in Loudoun vow respect, quest for equality as inauguration nears

Over the past year, Loudoun faith leaders have been firsthand witnesses to the impact the presidential election had on members of their congregations.
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