The State of NoVa: Government

Posted at 05:08 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Firing Loudoun assessor Todd Kaufman — was it part of plan to reorganize assessment in Loudoun?

After Todd Kaufman was ousted, revenue commissioner took the job

By Tom Jackman  |  05:08 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Loudoun County, Government, Politics | Tags:  Loudoun County assessor, Todd Kaufman, Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue, Bob Wertz, Loudoun Board of Supervisors, Ralph Buona

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Prince William Board closes its auditor’s office

Internal auditors say that outsourcing compromises probes’ integrity.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:13 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Government | Tags:  Prince William auditor, Prince William County, Melissa Peacor, Corey Stewart

Posted at 01:14 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Fairfax Police Chief David Rohrer posts farewell video

After 32 years as a cop, becomes Deputy County Executive.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:14 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Government, Police | Tags:  David Rohrer, Fairfax County Police Department, Fairfax County

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Arlington’s approach to streetcars, Artisphere, murals shine light on county’s management style

County’s support for streetcars and the arts is attracting closer looks.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:59 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Government | Tags:  Arlington County, Columbia Pike streetcar, Artisphere, Wag More Dogs, Libby Garvey

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Prince William Rainbow Riding Center’s request for $211,000 from county attracts controversy

Critics say it’s a lot of taxpayer money for one nonprofit group with money in the bank. Supporters say it’s a worthy cause.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Government | Tags:  Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center, Debi Alexander, Wally Covington, discretionary funds