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Measure would expand oversight of Va. swimming pools

A proposal by a local delegate to give a state agency more power to regulate public swimming pools has moved forward in Richmond. The measure by Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) to give the Virginia Department of Health oversight over the...

Effort to give online publishers tax break fails in Richmond

Print-media companies long have been exempt from some taxation in Virginia. And at least for another year, their online-only competitors will not get the same breaks. Legislation patroned by Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) to extend exemptions from business, professional and...

Filling Circuit Court position may require new District Court judge, too

The seven members of the Arlington delegation to the General Assembly have made their choice for Arlington’s next Circuit Court judge. Now they have to convince their 133 colleagues in Richmond to support him. Members of the delegation (three senators,...

Former USS Arlington commander garners accolades

He has moved on to command the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford, but on July 19, U.S. Navy Capt. Paul Lanzilotta was honored for his service as commanding officer of the USS Arlington. Del. Patrick Hope and Kevin Reardon...

Editor’s Notebook: Show our local cabbies some love, will you?

Arlington County Board members will be a little late to the party this weekend as they start the ball rolling on assisting local cab drivers with meeting the increasingly high cost of doing business. Board members are slated to set...

Governor wields veto pen with a vengeance against Hope

Perhaps he’ll wear it as an unusual badge of honor, but it certainly is a distinction for Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington): Gov. Youngkin vetoed four of his bills that had passed both houses of the legislature during the 2022...

Democrats want public to contact governor on veto

The Arlington County Democratic Committee is urging its rank-and-file to contact Gov. Youngkin and express displeasure over his veto of legislation impacting the county. Youngkin earlier this session turned thumbs down on a measure from Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) to...

Late Arlington Chamber chief lauded by legislature

Before wrapping up its 60-day session in Richmond, the General Assembly passed a memorial resolution honoring former Arlington Chamber of Commerce president Rich Doud, who died last December. Doud was “a pillar of the Arlington community” during his 23-year tenure...

Preservation advocates have year to make their case in Richmond

When the General Assembly convenes in January 2023, there will be 166 leftovers from 2022 awaiting action. One of them is near and dear to the heart of local preservationists, which gives them a year to regroup and do some...

Data: Arlington delegate districts to remain strongly pro-Democratic

The three newly redrawn House of Delegates districts that include portions of Arlington are likely to be – spoiler alert! – Democratic strongholds, according to a new voting analysis by the Virginia Public Access Project. All three of the newly...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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