Richmond City Council has approved an official construction plan for the city's first new jail in 40 years. Craig Carper reports.
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Governor McDonnell’s office has announced 3 million dollars in structural
revitalization grants for distressed communities. Craig Carper reports.
The Virginia Crime Commission is studying the merits of “Caylee’s Law” as well as other issues dealing with child safety in the Commonwealth. Craig Carper reports.
Starting this fall, teachers in 25 schools will be participating in a performance pay pilot program. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday Governor Bob McDonnell announced that Virginia experienced a 311 million dollar surplus, though there could be some troubling economic news for the Commonwealth should the federal government default on its obligations.
Governor Bob McDonnell says potential cuts in federal spending for highways should not significantly affect his 4-billion-dollar transportation plan. Craig Carper reports.
Gov. Bob McDonnell signed two bills and an executive order yesterday to begin the transition of state-owned vehicles to alternative fuels. Craig Carper reports.
The Executive Council of the Chesapeake Bay Program met at Maymont Park yesterday to discuss the latest restoration efforts and progress in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup initiative.
Youth and mental health advocates are asking Governor McDonnell to reinvest in mental health services for Virginia children. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell signed a bill yesterday that will lay the framework for an additional 6,000 slots at Virginia’s public universities. Craig Carper reports.