Governor Bob McDonnell has ordered state agencies to begin checking legal status of all new hires by June first of this year, ahead of the December 1, 2012 deadline agreed to by the legislature.
Articles by Craig Carper
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to prohibit NPR from receiving federal funding and public radio stations from using federal funds to pay for programming from any source. Some Virginia representatives weighed in. Craig Carper reports.
In the wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan Governor Bob McDonnell is speaking out about his continued support for expanding nuclear energy in the Commonwealth. Craig Carper reports.
For the first time in years Virginia is once again promoting itself for tourism outside of the Commonwealth. Craig Carper reports.
The Governor’s independent redistricting panel met yesterday to get its first look at possible configurations for redrawing Virginia’s Congressional and state lrgos;ative districts.
Democratic Senator Mark Warner and Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss of Georgia were in Richmond yesterday to talk about the bipartisan plan they are working on to reduce the federal deficit.
Several bills are heading to Governor McDonnell’s desk that aim to crack down on human trafficking.
The General Assembly has approved a measure that would dramatically tighten regulations on abortion clinics in Virginia, and budget negotiators say despite the lack of a current compromise, they remain optimistic they can adjourn on time on Saturday. Craig Carper reports.
The General Assembly unanimously approved amendments to the state’s two-year budget and adjourned after going into one day of overtime. Craig Carper reports.
The House and Senate are at odds over Governor McDonnell’s proposal to eliminate funding for public broadcasting, and lawmakers went to the basketball court last night to raise money for the Massey Cancer Center. Craig Carper reports.