Governor McDonnell and a bipartisan group of representatives from Virginia’s congressional delegation met with senior Pentagon officials yesterday to discuss Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ proposal to close the Joint Forces Command in Norfolk. Craig Carper reports.
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Governor Bob McDonnell announced yesterday that sales of Virginia wines are up nearly 13 percent for fiscal year 2010. Craig Carper reports.
President Barack Obama was in Richmond Virginia today speaking with local residents about the economy and answering their questions. Craig Carper reports.
On Friday, VCU President Michael Rao delivered a speech highlighting the school’s successes and challenges as part of the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Eye’s on Richmond Speaker series. Craig Carper reports.
Virginia’s fourth annual sales tax holiday on Energy Star and WaterSense products will run from Friday October 8th through Monday October 11th.
An independent audit of the Virginia Department of Transportation has uncovered nearly 1.5 billion dollars in unspent revenue. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday U.S. House Republican leaders issued a legislative agenda for the 2011 congress, should they regain the majority. Democratic congressional candidate Rick Waugh provided a response. Craig Carper reports.
As the midterm elections approach, Virginia’s seventh congressional district has a three-candidate race where the incumbent has a distinct advantage, while Democratic and Tea Party challengers struggle to engage in direct debate. Craig Carper reports.
In anticipation of the six-month anniversary of the enactment of the Federal Health Care Reform Bill, a Richmond based think tank and a coalition of consumer advocates are highlighting some of the provisions of the package that will take effect this week. Craig Carper reports.
The House of Delegates has voted to repeal a law that provides vaccinations for the human papillomavirus or HPV in public schools. Craig Carper reports.