Yesterday Governor Bob McDonnell’s Commission on Higher Education Reform held its second meeting. Craig Carper reports.
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Virginia public school advocacy groups say they want K-12 education to be a higher priority for Governor Bob McDonnell ... a school choice bill is causing some controversy ... and House Minority Leader Ward Armstrong is calling for changes to the way his chamber does business.
On Friday, Thelma Drake, the Director of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transit spoke about the opportunities and challenges of expanding and modernizing railways in the Commonwealth as part of the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Eyes on Richmond speaker series. Craig Carper reports.
Last night, the two candidates running against 7th District Congressman Eric Cantor participated in a forum in Henrico, but the incumbent was absent.
15 convicted criminal alien sex offenders have been identified and are scheduled for deportation as the result of a recent ICE investigation. Craig Carper reports.
Next week Governor Bob McDonnell will host Virginia’s first Governor’s Conference on Energy at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling announced the latest piece of the McDonnell administration’s effort to boost tourism in the Commonwealth: the Virginia is for Lovers iPhone app. Craig Carper reports.
Voices for Virginia’s Children, a youth advocacy group held their 3rd annual “Step Up for Kids Rally” at the state capitol yesterday. Craig Carper reports.
A Democratic delegate has decided to carry Governor Bob McDonnell’s proposal to privatize the state’s ABC stores ... and a Republican delegate has introduced legislation to ask public school systems to count the number of enrolled students of non-legal status. Craig Carper reports.
This week in conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month Governor McDonnell has established the Domestic Violence Prevention and Response Advisory Board. Craig Carper reports.