On Friday, Tripp Pollard the Richmond Director of the Southern Environmental Law Center closed out the 13th season of the Eyes on Richmond speaker series, assessing the biggest current threats to the environment and what can be done about them. Craig Carper reports.
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The Consumer Federation of America is partnering with Virginia banks and credit unions in cooperation with the Virginia Attorney General's office and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to educate consumers about check fraud scemes. Craig Carper reports.
A bill has been introduced that would increase the sales tax on cigarettes to the national average and allocate the revenue to Medicaid ... and one of the legislature’s most conservative delegates is calling for tighter regulations on abortion clinics.
The Virginia Crime Commission heard presentations on the benefits of familial DNA searches, a controversial process that could speed up police investigations and solve cases that have remained open for years. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell wants Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads to keep a portion of their sales tax to use for local transportation projects, though some critics say that will hurt other core services ... and Delegate Bob Marshall wants Virginia to be prepared to produce its own currency, should the Federal Reserve collapse.
Governor Bob McDonnell and First Lady Maureen McDonnell observed Veterans Day yesterday by volunteering at the Richmond Fisher House. .
In the latest installment of St Paul’s Episcopal Church Eyes on Richmond Speaker Series, Steven Smith, the new Conductor of the Richmond Symphony discussed the challenges and opportunities he sees for the arts community. Craig Carper reports
Governor Bob McDonnell has approved an action plan for the 1.45 billion dollars found in the recent independent VDOT performance audit. Craig Carper reports.
On Friday, political analyst Daniel Palazzolo spoke about the political conditions that led to last Tuesday’s big wins for the GOP and the challenges that await the new congress and the President, as part of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Eyes on Richmond speaker series. Craig Carper reports.
Genworth Financial has announced a three-year commitment to funding a pilot program that uses online tools to teach Virginia high school students about finances. Craig Carper reports.