Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay won the “unprecedented” Democratic primary for chair of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, according to unofficial election results. Incumbents of both parties were unseated in races for supervisors and the Virginia General Assembly, and two area commonwealth’s attorneys were unseated by challengers looking to change the criminal justice system.
Known to fellow lawmakers as a giant figure with an outsize legacy in local politics, John Jenkins is also being remembered for his personal touch. “He could and would move heaven and earth for his constituents,” U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly said in a statement.
The outspoken Republican who heads the Prince William board said dealing with land-use cases and the county budget “just isn’t exciting for me anymore.”
The Prince William County Board of Supervisors approved a pilot program for the school system that will allow retired police officers to serve as armed school security guards. They tacked on an extra $500,000 to the budget in order to fund the plan.
About 1.4 miles of Route 28 — from the Prince William Parkway interchange to Linton Hall Road — will be widened from four lanes to six.
The Prince William County Board of Supervisors has agreed to allow the ADAMS Center to build a new mosque in Nokesville after years of deliberation.
The Prince William-Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center has received $411,000 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services to better help female inmates who suffer from mental illness.
Leaders in Prince William County are closely watching how state lawmakers respond to proposed changes to a coal ash bill that would halt a decision on a proposal to store 4 million tons of the toxic waste at a power plant in Dumfries.
Supervisors in Prince William County are asking the new Trump administration to get tougher and be more transparent about the fate of immigrants who are in the country illegally and are involved in criminal activity here.
In a pitch sure to draw both praise and scorn, Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart is giving away an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle in his campaign for governor.
Prince William County officials say they hope a series of multimillion-dollar construction projects to widen U.S. Route 1 will improve pedestrian safety. There have been 15 pedestrian deaths there since 2008.
Corey Stewart, the Virginia campaign chair for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, was fired Monday following his involvement in a protest outside the Republican National Committee headquarters.
The Virginia politician who will introduce Donald Trump in a Richmond rally has made controversial remarks of his own.
Prince William County leaders’ clash over school closures spills out onto social media.
A Prince William County family farm slated to become a commuter lot has been granted a reprieve. The county’s board of supervisors interceded and will urge the state to find another site.
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