A coalition of labor, faith, health and environmental activists rallied at Capitol Square yesterday in support of new EPA standards regulating industrial carbon pollution by new coal-fired power plants. Craig Carper reports.
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At the Hardywood Park Craft Brewery yesterday, Governor Bob McDonnell signed legislation to support Virginia craft brewers. Craig Carper reports.
Richmond City Council voted for Mayor Dwight Jones' $1.5 billion budget, with $18 million less for schools than the school system requested.
In an after-midnight vote May 15, the House of Delegates blocked the election of a Richmond prosector who would have been the state's first openly gay judge. He received 33 ayes, 31 nays and 10 abstentions. A majority of 51 votes was required.
The GOP-controlled legislature has pushed back on the Republican Governor's high profile budget changes, though 72 percent of his amendments were adopted.
The General Assembly is back in Richmond today to consider Governor Bob McDonnell’s amendments to the upcoming biennial budget. Craig Carper reports.
Supporters of President Obama are sticking up for his record on jobs and the economy. Craig Carper reports.
"Little Black Dress," a play based on the true story of a George Mason student who took her own life, was performed at the University of Richmond last night in commemoration of children’s mental health awareness week.
The state’s upcoming budget includes $3.3 million in new funding for children's mental health programs.
A coalition of environmental groups rallied outside the State Corporation Commission yesterday in protest of Dominion Virginia Power’s 15-year energy plan.