Critics of the Fairfax County Police have long called for civilian oversight over department practices following a string of police-involved deaths, but now the head of the department itself is dropping his opposition.
Alexandria Mayor-elect Allison Silberberg is concerned about a part of the city code she calls the 10 Percent Rule. It allows city council and planning commission members to own as much as 9.99 percent of a project they are considering, without disclosing it.
Special-interest money poured into General Assembly elections across Virginia this year, as outside groups tried to influence races in several key districts. The glut of advertisements had mixed results, but experts say the tactics won't end anytime soon.
The transit agency is trying to reach agreement with its latest general manager candidate on a day when its board will hear the details of a troubling report about the performance of bus and rail service.
What effect did Michael Bloomberg's money have on the elections? What's next for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors? And how well did a prominent write-in campaign do in one Northern Virginia city?
As more information surfaced about why the top pick for Metro’s general manager position rejected the job offer, a member of the hiring committee said the runner-up might make his decision as soon as Wednesday.
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