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Judge Dismisses Documents Filed Against Controversial Loudoun County Supervisor

Eugene Delgaudio, a four-term supervisor known as an outspoken social conservative, had been accused of using his county staff to raise funds for his political campaigns.
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McAuliffe Considers Next Move On Virginia Medicaid Expansion

Virginia Republicans have effectively blocked the expansion of Medicaid in the commonwealth, but political analysts don't expect Gov. Terry McAuliffe to back off now.

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Some Blue Line Riders Stand To Lose With Start Of Silver Line Service

Metro says just 11 percent of all existing riders will experience longer wait times thanks to the start of the Silver Line, but that is small consolation for those on the Blue Line, who will feel most of the pain.

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Virginia House Speaker Deems McAuliffe Veto Unconstitutional

Virginia Republican House Speaker Bill Howell is ruling that one of Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe's key line-item budget vetoes is unconstitutional, creating a new obstacle to expanding health insurance for 400,000 needy Virginians.
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Virginia Man Cited For Attempting To Board Flight With Loaded Gun

A spokesperson with the TSA says officers detected the handgun with five rounds of ammunition in the man's carry-on bag.
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Virginia Lawmakers Question Logic Behind Ethics Panel Veto

Bipartisan ethics legislation was vetoed last week by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who said the bill didn't go far enough. Now many state lawmakers are calling that logic into question.

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Metro Sets Official Start Date For Silver Line: July 26

The Silver Line finally has a firm opening date: July 26. This comes after months of delays and contractor problems set back Phase I of the Metro line into Northern Virginia.

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How Do D.C., Maryland And Virginia Compare On Family-Friendly Laws?

In the region, D.C. offers the most expansive protections for pregnant women and young families, while Maryland and Virginia fall far behind.
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Silver Line Opening Date Expected To Be Announced Monday

After a series of delays, Metro's general manager is expected to announce the opening date of the Silver Line at the top of the week.
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McAuliffe Vetoes Portions Of Budget, Pledges To Find Ways To Expand Medicaid

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed part of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget that is aimed ensuring the Democratic governor cannot expand Medicaid without legislative approval.

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