The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate rose slightly to 5.4 percent in July. It is the third straight months the Virginia jobless rate has increased though not my much, after reaching its lowest rate in February since November, 2008. The State’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly from 5.3 percent in June, to 5.4 percent in July. The largest job increase was in construction, other areas that saw gains included total government, manufacturing and b
Articles by Charles Fishburne
Time is running out for the US Supreme Court to delay a ruling that strikes down Virginia’s same sex marriage ban.
Charles Fishburne reports on a volunteer group in Henrico who serve as a voice for abused and neglected chidren.
Governor Terry McAuliffe is expected to disclose further budget reductions when he meets with General Assembly committees today (August 15).
A federal appeals court has refused to delay its ruling that has struck down the state’s gay marriage ban, and same-sex couples could begin marrying as early as next week in Virginia. Or, maybe not.
The prosecution has rested its case in the corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, concluding by presenting the jury all of the tangible items they received from businessman Jonnie Williams in rapid succession.
FBI agents displayed Louis Vuitton and Oscar de la Renta dresses, coats, shoes and accessories given to Virginia’s former first lady, and golf bags, clubs, shoes and other apparel given to the former Governor and his sons.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has just launched a study to try to prevent collisions of wildlife with moving vehicles on major public highways.
This VDOT picture is from a remote camera located on I-64 on Afton mountain. A mother bear with her cubs in tow looks over a guardrail.
The maker of Anatabloc, the dietary supplement at the center of the McDonnell trial, says it is halting sales of the product, at least for now.
Twenty-five of Africa’s most promising young leaders who spent six weeks in Virginia, have just capped off their visit with an exclusive town hall visit with President Obama.
Keywords: Young African Leaders Initiative, University of Virginia, President Obama Town Hall Meeting, Jeff Legro, Provost for Global Affairs at UVA, August 12, 2014
Virginia has hired an executive director to run a new ethics board, created in the wake of the gifts scandal surrounding former Governor McDonnell and his family. The Washington Post says Chris Piper, a longtime employee of the State Board of Elections, will move to Legislative Services, where the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council will be housed.