Gov. McDonnell outlined his program in his State of the Commonwealth address and Democrats responded with their differences.
Articles by Craig Carper
The General Assembly will begin its 2012 session today with a strengthened Republican majority in the House of Delegates and an evenly divided Senate. WCVE State Capitol Correspondent Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell wants to change the contract system for teachers and principals and expand localities' ability to start the school year earlier. Craig Carper reports.
General Assembly committees held a public hearing Friday on Gov. McDonnell's $85 million, two-year budget.
Governor Bob McDonnell and Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling are speaking out against the GOP state central committee’s loyalty oath in the Republican primary. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell has unveiled his energy agenda for the 2012 General Assembly session. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell says he will not advocate any changes to Virginia’s ballot access law during the current election cycle. Craig Carper reports.
Governor McDonnell is asking the General Assembly to approve an additional $37 million in job creation proposals in the upcoming legislative session. Craig Carper reports.
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.
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.