Governor McDonnell is asking state workers to begin contributing to the state’s strained retirement system for the first time in 27 years. Craig Carper reports.
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Yesterday Governor Bob McDonnell and Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling announced the second phase of their Jobs and Opportunity economic development agenda.
Governor Bob McDonnell is again calling for the complete elimination of funding for public broadcasting in the Commonwealth. Craig Carper reports.
A U.S. District Court Judge has ruled the mandate to purchase health insurance found in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. Craig Carper reports.
The Virginia Education Association or VEA is asking the General Assembly for a three percent pay raise for public school employees during the next legislative session. Craig Carper reports.
House and Senate Republicans are introducing legislation this session that would ask Congress to give a super-majority of state legislatures the authority to repeal a federal law. Craig Carper reports.
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says he believes support is growing nationwide for his suit and other suits like it against the federal health care reform package. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the U.S. will not allow any offshore drilling for oil or natural gas off the Atlantic Coast for at least seven years. Craig Carper reports.
Virginia submitted its plan to the EPA for cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. Craig Carper has details in a follow-up report.
Governor Bob McDonnell is pushing for an additional 50 million dollars in state funding to make state colleges more accessible and affordable. Craig Carper reports