Amazon plans still in place for Virginia; Loudoun County School Board considers anti-discrimination policy

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Friday, Feb. 15.

Amazon’s HQ2 plans have changed. The e-commerce business is pulling out of its plans to build half of its second headquarters in New York City. But, the company says this does not affect its plans for HQ2 in National Landing. (WTOP)

The Vienna Town Council is still debating plans for redevelopment in the Maple Avenue commercial zone. The council met on Feb. 11, to discuss what changes should be made, and if the moratorium should be extended. (InsideNoVA)

On Feb. 12, Comstock’s newest redevelopment plans for downtown Herndon came under review again. It is the fourth revision of the site plan to be proposed. (Reston Now)

The Loudoun County School Board is considering a policy that protects against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The latest proposal was introduced as an information item at the Feb. 12 board meeting. The board voted against adding a LGBTQ protection policy for employees in a 4-5 vote two years ago. (Loudoun Times-Mirror)