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.
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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
The State Crime Commission will be holding a meeting next week to release its final recommendations to the General Assembly on a number of high profile issues. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday Governor McDonnell and Virginia’s Congressional Delegation met with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to discuss their concerns with his proposal to close the Joint Forces Command or JFCOM in Norfolk. Craig Carper reports.
Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones is continuing to solicit contractors to offer proposals for a new city jail on the site of the current jail on Fairfield Way, though one councilman wants further details on proposals for alternative sites. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday Governor Bob McDonnell met with the Governor’s Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates in advance of the budget amendments he will propose in a few weeks. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell’s office issued an interim report yesterday with initial recommendations for the state’s first cohesive housing policy. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday was the fifth full meeting of the Governor’s Commission on Government Reform. Craig Carper reports.