Governor Bob McDonnell’s proposal to sell the state’s liquor stores was approved yesterday by the Commission on Government Reform, but the plan faces strong bipartisan opposition in the legislature. Craig Carper reports.
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President Obama blasts Republicans for obstruction in brief stop in Richmond.
Yesterday, Governor Bob McDonnell’s Commission on Economic Development and Job Creation received its final recommendations from its subgroups. Craig Carper reports.
Governor McDonnell’s proposal for ABC privatization passed through sub-committee of a gubernatorial panel yesterday, though his administration is distancing itself from a commitment to a special legislative session on the issue. Craig Carper reports.
On Friday, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church hosted Richmond Police Chief Bryan Norwood for a conversation on effective law enforcement and citizen engagement as part of the Eyes on Richmond speaker series. Craig Carper reports.
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.
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.