Governor Bob McDonnell wants to invest an additional 100 million dollars per year in higher education in the upcoming two-year budget. Craig Carper reports.
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The General Assembly will consider several proposals to address the state’s underfunded retirement system in their upcoming session, though it will likely take multiple approaches to succeed. Craig Carper reports.
Two men are dead following yesterday’s shooting at Virginia Tech. One is a campus police officer, and investigators have confirmed the other gunshot victim to be the culprit. Craig Carper reports.
Former Governors George Allen and Tim Kaine squared off at the state capitol yesterday in their first debate for U.S. Senate. Craig Carper reports.
Republican Delegate Rob Bell of Charlottesville announced yesterday that he intends to run for Attorney General in 2013. Craig Carper reports.
After 27 years in prison on sexual assault convictions, Richmonder Thomas Haynesworth is a free man and as of yesterday has a clean criminal record. Craig Carper reports.
State Senate Democrats have filed a lawsuit to prevent what they call a GOP power grab for the evenly divided chamber. Craig Carper reports on the political aspects..
On Friday Democratic activists delivered 15,000 signatures to the State Board of Elections to place President Obama on the ballot in Virginia for 2012. Craig Carper reports.
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has announced that he will challenge Lt. Governor Bill Bolling for the GOP nomination for Governor in 2013. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell’s Commission on Government Reform and Restructuring found 2 million dollars in savings. Craig Carper reports.