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Local preservationists hope for a win in Richmond

It’s been razed to oblivion, but last year’s battle of the fate of the Rouse estate is in front of the General Assembly in the form of a new historic-preservation measure. Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) has introduced legislation that, if...

Delegate seeks deposit scheme for cans, bottles

Whether it will gain traction in the Republican-dominated House of Delegates remains an open question, but a measure introduced by an Arlington legislator would see Virginia among the states that requires refundable deposits for beverage containers. Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)...

Police-auditor legislation may face hurdles in House of Delegates

Legislators working on behalf of a request from the Arlington County government are shepherding measures through the General Assembly providing for creation of an independent police auditor for the county. The position, whose occupant would report directly to the County...

Arlington has two committee chairs in ranks for 2022

And then there were two. In the 2021 General Assembly session, three members of the Arlington delegation held committee chairmanships. But with the Republican takeover of the lower house of the legislature, the ranks have been denuded by one. Del. Patrick...
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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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