Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling is asserting his ability to cast a tie-breaking vote to organize the evenly divided State Senate with a Republican majority, but he agrees there are limits to his voting power in other areas. WCVE State Capitol Correspondent Craig Carper reports from Capitol Square.
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Democratic Delegate Joe Morrissey of Henrico has submitted a bill that would create a housing trust fund and another that would ban smoking cigarettes with a child in the vehicle. Craig Carper has this General Assembly preview.
Gov. McDonnell has announced $2.8 million in grants to "repurpose" aging buildings, including Richmond's historic armory.
A Quinnipiac poll released early Thursday shows Virginians closely divided on lifting the mining ban, but not close on guns at college.
After being leaked Wednesday night, it was confirmed Thursday that Amazon.com is investing $135 million to establish two distribution facilities in Chesterfield and Dinwiddie. Craig Carper reports on the Governor's announcement.
A new poll conducted by Quinnipiac University released yesterday show that Newt Gingrich leads Mitt Romney in Virginia, though Romney runs stronger against President Obama, Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday the National Academy of Sciences issued its report on the prospect of uranium mining in Virginia. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell introduced his two-year budget yesterday, now Democrats are reacting. Craig Carper reports.
This morning, Governor Bob McDonnell will deliver his signature budget to the General Assembly. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell is proposing a 2.2 billion dollar investment in the Virginia Retirement System in his upcoming biennial budget. Craig Carper reports.