Tag: Fairfax County
MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, has renewed its headquarters lease at 1850 Towers Crescent Plaza in Fairfax County and plans to invest $6 million in capital improvements.
Del, Ken Plum dedicates his 2016 Legislative Report to the late Senator Clive DuVal, who represented parts of Fairfax County in the Virginia Senate.
Carfax®, the leading provider of vehicle history information for buyers, sellers, and owners of pre-owned cars in the United States, will invest $5 million to expand its headquarters in Fairfax County, creating 120 new jobs.
Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge Grace Carroll denied the Fairfax County Police Department’s request to dismiss a case brought by the ACLU of Virginia challenging the FCPD’s use of automatic license plate readers to unlawfully collect the personal information of law-abiding Virginians.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia on Wednesday forwarded to the Chair of the Fairfax Ad Hoc Police Practices Review Commission its recommendations regarding reforms the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) should make to restore civilian authority over and ensure public trust in law enforcement.
Ernst & Young LLP, one of the world’s leaders in professional services, will invest approximately $12 million to expand its operations in Fairfax County.
The recent tension between the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and the School Board over approval of the budget for the public schools left one big factor out of the equation for funding schools–the role of state government in financing public education in the Commonwealth.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced this week that Navy Federal Credit Union will invest $114.6 million to expand its headquarters operation in the Town of Vienna in Fairfax County.
Bechtel Corporation to invest $10 million in relocation, expansion, adding 700 jobs in Fairfax County
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Bechtel Corporation, one of the world’s largest engineering, construction and project management companies, will invest $10 million to relocate its Frederick, Maryland operation to Fairfax County as a result of global restructuring. The project will create 700 new jobs.
Senator Chap Petersen’s (D-Fairfax) bill to establish the Virginia Homeowners’ Bill of Rights (SB1008) will be heard in Senate General Laws Committee on Monday, January 26th.
Support continues to grow for Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn’s (D-Springfield) bipartisan bill to combat campus sexual assaults with Chairman of the Courts of Justice Committee, Delegate David Albo (R-Springfield), signing on as a chief co-patron.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner released this statement today following the announcement that Virginia will receive a $17.5 million Preschool Development Expansion Grant to serve children in 11 Virginia school divisions.
Governor Terry McAuliffe will address the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on December 17 in a statutorily required report on the state’s finances.
Wide ranging climate change impacts throughout Virginia are detailed in a new book, Virginia Climate Fever, by journalist Stephen Nash.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its third annual report assessing LGBT equality in 353 cities across the nation, including nine in Virginia.
Democratic Sen. Mark Warner didn’t run like an incumbent upon 25 points in the polls in the early summer. He must have seen something that the rest of us couldn’t see.
A basic tenet of all levels of civic education is that citizens should vote. We are told of the importance of voting in social studies classes, Scouting, and in community groups.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that more than $4.8 million in federal funds will be awarded to multiple local government agencies to enhance emergency preparedness throughout Virginia.
The annual Governor’s Technology Awards were presented to honorees in nine categories at a special ceremony at the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS) in Richmond on Sept. 3.
At the end of May, the Virginia Voters Alliance (VVA) and Election Integrity Maryland (EIM) turned over a file to each of the State Boards of Elections containing both Virginia and Maryland data of people that appeared to be registered in both states.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford), Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Chairman Timothy D. Hugo (R-Fairfax), Majority Whip Jackson H. Miller (R-Manassas), and Deputy Majority Leader Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah) issued the following statement Tuesday on a report that 17 individuals cast ballots in both Virginia and Maryland during the 2012 Presidential election.
Governor Terry McAuliffe on Thursday signed Executive Order 25 establishing a new task force, chaired by Attorney General Mark Herring, to help combat sexual violence on college campuses.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced the detection of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in additional counties in the Commonwealth; the newly infested counties include Alleghany, Bath, Fauquier and Page.
Attorney General Mark Herring today announced the statewide launch of the “Virginia Rules” program, Virginia’s state specific law-related education program to help middle and high school students make good decisions, avoid breaking laws, and become responsible, active citizens within their schools and communities.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today congratulated nine Virginia counties that received top rankings in the 2014 Digital Counties Survey.
A new report, Dangerous by Design, provides information on pedestrian fatalities and injuries and ranks every state, metro region and county based upon the degree of danger faced by pedestrians.