Governor Bob McDonnell is pushing for an additional 50 million dollars in state funding to make state colleges more accessible and affordable. Craig Carper reports
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The State Crime Commission will be holding a meeting next week to release its final recommendations to the General Assembly on a number of high profile issues. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday Governor McDonnell and Virginia’s Congressional Delegation met with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to discuss their concerns with his proposal to close the Joint Forces Command or JFCOM in Norfolk. Craig Carper reports.
Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones is continuing to solicit contractors to offer proposals for a new city jail on the site of the current jail on Fairfield Way, though one councilman wants further details on proposals for alternative sites. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday Governor Bob McDonnell met with the Governor’s Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates in advance of the budget amendments he will propose in a few weeks. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell’s office issued an interim report yesterday with initial recommendations for the state’s first cohesive housing policy. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday was the fifth full meeting of the Governor’s Commission on Government Reform. Craig Carper reports.
Last night Governor Bob McDonnell spoke of the achievements the state has made in his first year in office and the challenges that lay ahead in his first State of the Commonwealth Address. Craig Carper reports.
On Friday, Tripp Pollard the Richmond Director of the Southern Environmental Law Center closed out the 13th season of the Eyes on Richmond speaker series, assessing the biggest current threats to the environment and what can be done about them. Craig Carper reports.
The Consumer Federation of America is partnering with Virginia banks and credit unions in cooperation with the Virginia Attorney General's office and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to educate consumers about check fraud scemes. Craig Carper reports.