• Comstock Announces “Trumpcare” Opposition; Bill Pulled Before Vote

    Comstock Announces “Trumpcare” Opposition; Bill Pulled Before Vote

    A crowd waits outside Rep. Barbara Comstock’s Sterling field office ahead of the March 24 scheduled vote on the GOP healthcare bill. Photo: Jan Hyland. Hours before the March 24 scheduled vote on the Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-10th) became the last member of Virginia’s congressional delegation to publicly come

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  • McAuliffe Announces Independent Metro Review

    McAuliffe Announces Independent Metro Review

    To help Virginia address Metro’s ongoing litany of safety, maintenance and cost issues, Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has commissioned a formal, independent review of the entire system. Former U.S. Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood, whom the governor’s office described as a “transportation expert that can bring an objective look at this situation without the bias of

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  • Loudoun Taxpayers to Get a Break

    Loudoun Taxpayers to Get a Break

    Board Will Cut Taxes, Increase Funding in New Budget. The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is closing in on a fiscal year 2018 budget that will offer residents one of the largest year-over-year tax cuts in recent history while funding the vast majority of new budget proposals. At its fifth and final budget session March 20, the board voted

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  • What the President’s Healthcare Plan Means for Virginians

    What the President’s Healthcare Plan Means for Virginians

    Virginia’s Congressional Delegation Offers Mixed Reviews on TrumpCare; Comstock Undecided. After years of promising to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Congressional Republicans along with President Donald Trump have released a plan, the American Healthcare Act, that is projected to cut $337 billion from the federal budget over the next 10 years but also

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  • Leesburg Snow Emergency Restrictions Over

    Leesburg Snow Emergency Restrictions Over

    Snow emergency route restrictions have been lifted in Leesburg after the March 13 snow storm. Cars may now park along King, Loudoun and Market Streets. Meanwhile, the Town annoucned full storm recovery operations will continue during the overnight hours of March 14 and into March 15. Throughout the night, crews will continue to push snow off

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  • Northam Touts Endorsement from Pro-Choice Group

    Northam Touts Endorsement from Pro-Choice Group

    In a major endorsement from one of the nation’s leading abortion rights groups, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) was endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America and its Virginia branch on March 13. “I am honored to receive NARAL’s endorsement,” Northam said in a statement. “Now more than ever, it’s imperative Virginia remains a brick wall to

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