Virginia’s U.S. Congressional delegation is continuing to work with Governor Bob McDonnell to stop U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gate’s recommendation to close the Joint Forces Command in Norfolk. Craig Carper reports.
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A proposal by Senator Mark Warner to supplement lending to small businesses has now passed both chambers of Congress. Craig Carper reports.
Several bills that would put further restrictions on the payday lending industry have been killed in Senate subcommittees ... and former Governor and Senator George Allen is looking for a rematch with Senator Jim Webb for his old seat. Craig Carper reports.
Virginia’s revenue numbers continue to show signs of improvement. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday Governor Bob McDonnell Announced 1.5 million dollars in new funding for Virginia’s Prisoner Re-Entry program. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday, McDonnell administration officials revealed his official proposal for privatizing the state’s liquor stores. Craig Carper reports.
Members of the AARP are asking legislators to end the policy of reduced unemployment benefits for seniors who lose their job ... and Democrats from both chambers are introducing bills to guarantee non-discrimination policies for the state’s workforce.
A bipartisan group of Virginia’s U.S. Congressional and state representatives gathered in Richmond yesterday to work on a compelling case to the Pentagon to keep the Joint Forces Command in Norfolk open. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling urged Virginians to commemorate the 9th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, by feeding the hungry. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell participated in a forum with business leaders hosted by MeadWestVaCo discussing job creation in a challenging economy. Craig Carper reports.