The Loudoun Network: Day 1
Six months after they took office in 2004, members of the Loudoun Board of Supervisors demonstrated in a single afternoon their ability to help a friend.
County Supervisor Bruce E. Tulloch and Leesburg lawyer Douglas L. Fleming Jr. are close friends.
The Loudoun Network: Day 2
In 2004, Peter J. Knop, a wealthy Loudoun landowner, asked the county to allow his family company to build a vast entertainment complex with a theater and studios on his 1,000-acre property near Dulles Airport.
Loudoun County prosecutors have launched a broad investigation into development decisions in the county and whether public officials or others acted improperly, Commonwealth's Attorney James E. Plowman said yesterday.
A group of Loudoun County supervisors proposed far-reaching ethics and campaign finance measures yesterday that they said would increase public confidence in local decisions on development.
Federal prosecutors have launched a far-reaching investigation into potential public corruption in Loudoun County, where officials have overseen billions of dollars' worth of development projects in one of the nation's fastest-growing areas.
A divided Loudoun County Board of Supervisors yesterday took a step toward prohibiting its members from taking campaign contributions from people or groups with pending development applications before the board.
Federal officials have stepped up their investigation into potential public corruption in Loudoun County in recent days, interviewing supervisors and senior county staff and collecting official documents from county offices. Several of those interviewed said agents focused on the county's $13.5 million purchase of property in 2004 from the Islamic Saudi Academy Inc....