Virignia Senator Jim Webb has blasted military officials over the proposed elimination of the Joint Forces Command based in Hampton Roads. Thousands of jobs are on the line. That’s a major reason lawmakers want more information about the process and possible effects. Manuel Quinones reports from Washington.
In Washington, Virginia Senator Jim Webb says Virginia has been "stonewalled” by the Pentagon nearly two months after Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced the closing of the Joint Forces Command in Hampton Roads. Charles Fishburne reports.
The State Superintendent of Public Instruction is expected to announce this morning an initiative to explore wireless technology and digital textbooks in Virginia schools. Charles Fishburne has more in this Science Matters Report.
Science Matters: A report released yesterday by Oceana, a worldwide group focused on ocean restoration, claims the potential of offshore wind power in the Atlantic is far greater than other energy sources.
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.