The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)
• Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney is putting together a campaign staff as he prepares to run for governor in 2025.—POLITICO
• “Three people have been arrested in connection with operating high-end brothels in Virginia and the Boston area that served an exclusive clientele of elected officials, military officers, government contractors with security clearances and myriad other professionals, according to federal investigators.”—Washington Post
• Plaza Azteca, a Mexican restaurant chain with multiple locations in Virginia, agreed to pay $11.4 million in back wages and damages after federal authorities found the company failed to pay some workers minimum wage and overtime pay.—Virginian-Pilot
• Virginia Sen. Jennifer Boysko, D-Loudoun, is joining what’s likely to be a crowded race to succeed U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-Loudoun, who’s not seeking reelection to her Northern Virginia congressional seat due to health reasons.—Washington Post
• After a public hearing that lasted almost 24 hours, the Prince William County Planning Commission recommended denying the PW Digital Gateway data center project.—InsideNoVa
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