Independent announces candidacy for Loudoun’s Blue Ridge District
Mon., May. 18 | 11:43 AM - Purcellville’s Richard Jimmerson today announced an independent candidacy for the Blue Ridge District seat on the Loudoun Board of Supervisors.
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.
Congressman Frank Wolf left indelible mark on region
First elected to the House in 1980, Congressman Frank Wolf will pass the baton to Barbara Comstock Tuesday. Times-Mirror Photo
Mon., Jan. 5 | 12:09 PM - Wolf earned a tremendous amount of respect from colleagues on both sides of the aisle as someone who is both principled and willing to break with his party when he thought it was in the best interest of his constituents.
Loudoun government awards student scholarships
Thu., May. 21 | 02:45 PM - Three students were awarded scholarships worth $750 each from the Loudoun County Employee Advisory Committee at a Board of Supervisors meeting May 20.
Anti-human trafficking act passes; Rep. Comstock comments
Wed., May. 20 | 04:24 PM - An national anti-human trafficking bill passed to President Barack Obama’s desk May 19 after it was introduced in January.
Hillary Clinton to make stop at Virginia Democratic event in June
Fri., May. 15 | 12:48 PM - The Democratic Party of Virginia says Clinton will appear in the state on June 26. No other details about the appearance were immediately available on Thursday.
Leesburg councilwoman’s ‘white men’ comment offends some followers
Thu., May. 14 | 03:54 PM - Leesburg Town Council on Tuesday night appointed seven members to the newly created Diversity Commission, despite council member's Tom Dunn abstention from the vote to finalize the commission's membership.
Sen. Reid hits NFL over ‘racist’ Redskins name
Thu., May. 14 | 12:43 PM - The Nevada senator said he wished Commissioner Roger Goodell would act as swiftly to change a name that denigrates Native Americans as he did about "enough air in a football."
Appeals court hears arguments in ex-Gov. McDonnell’s case
Wed., May. 13 | 05:22 PM - Three federal appeals court judges focused Tuesday on whether favors then-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell did for a wealthy benefactor amounted to "official acts" that led to his convictions on 11 public corruption counts.
EMILY’s List has an eye on local Virginia House seats
Wed., May. 13 | 12:19 PM - EMILY's List, the powerhouse political action committee focused on electing pro-choice Democratic women, has unveiled a round of endorsements in Virginia House of Delegates races, and three of the four are running to represent Loudoun residents.
UPDATE: Sheriff nominee Allman asked to leave Loudoun Dems’ meeting, files suit
Democratic sheriff nominee Brian Allman addressed the crowd at the May 7 Loudoun County Democratic Committee. Many in the meeting voiced concerns and questions about Allman’s qualifications for sheriff. Times-Mirror/Anna Harris
Tue., May. 12 | 10:44 AM - Democratic sheriff nominee Brian Allman was asked to leave a Loudoun Democratic Committee meeting Thursday night after allegedly threatening one of the committee's members who challenged Allman's qualifications.
Money in Virginia politics: What do donations buy?
Mon., May. 11 | 10:43 AM - Every year in Virginia, hundreds of millions of dollars are donated to politicians running for local, state or federal offices.
Loudoun’s State of Transportation: Major roads projects in queue
Major road work is ahead for Loudoun, which has badly needed enhancements to its roadways. - Times-Mirror/Jonathan Taylor
Thu., May. 7 | 09:00 AM - Loudoun stands to spend nearly $740 million of its Capital Improvement Program budget on transportation over the next six years.
John Bell to replace Jack Tiwari for Democrats in 87th District
Mon., May. 4 | 06:35 PM - Virginia's 87th House of Delegates district continues its years-long streak of being one of the most intriguing House contests in the state.
Gov. McAuliffe vetoes bill limiting license plate readers
Mon., May. 4 | 09:59 AM - Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday he had vetoed legislation aimed at restricting the use of automatic license plate readers.