Governor McDonnell has announced federal disaster designations for 60 localities, covering two-thirds of the state.
Articles by Charles Fishburne
Federal aid is being offered in five Virginia counties to repair conservation damage on farmland caused by drought. Charles Fishburne reports.
Richmond’s highly-regarded Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Budget and Finance has just been named Norfolk’s new city manager. Charles Fishburne reports.
The Southern Environmental Law Centers say housing is no longer affordable for many Virginians and policymakers need to re-examine ways to connect jobs, transportation and housing to meet changing conditions.
UVA Researchers have discovered that Virginia employers want basic work skills most high school students are not getting. Charles Fishburne talks with Ascher Currier, Co-author of a study done by the Weldon-Cooper Center for Pulic Service.
A Virginia teenager being held in Kuwait could be about to return home tomorrow. Charles Fishburne reports.
Virginia voters will face three ballot initiatives next Tuesday that would amend the state’s constitution and affect tax and budget policy. Charles Fishburne reports.
VDOT says major construction just approved on Midlothian Turnpike and German School Roads in the city will create delays, but end the flooding. Charles Fishburne reports.
A record 37 governorships are up for grabs November 2 and both parties are pouring millions of dollars into statehouse races in the closing days of the campaign. As Charles Fishburne reports, UVA’s Larry Sabato is already being quoted widely across the country with his predictions about winners and losers.
Capitol One has announced it will open a new call center and operations center in Henrico next year and hire 700 here and a total of 1,000 across the state. As Charles Fishburne reports, it was welcome news in the county that was particularly hard hit during the recession.