Yesterday was the first meeting of Governor Bob McDonnell’s Higher Education Reform Commission. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday a federal judge considered the Obama Administration’s request to dismiss Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s suit against the federal health care bill. Craig Carper reports.
About 75 Virginians gathered at Capitol Square Saturday to participate in a national town meeting on the federal deficit. Craig Carper reports.
On Friday, the world’s largest oil skimmer stopped in Norfolk before heading to the gulf to assist in the clean up effort. Craig Carper reports.
Senator Mark Warner met with Army officials yesterday to discuss some of the recently discovered problems at Arlington National Cemetery. Craig Carper reports.
Members of Governor Bob McDonnell’s Job Creation Commission have been working for the last two months to come up with proposals for the Governor and the General Assembly on how to best get Virginians back to work. Craig Carper reports.
The state Democratic Party spent time yesterday highlighting some of the first tangible benefits of the Health Care Reform Bill. Craig Carper reports.
The State Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that would extend the statute of limitations from 2 to 20 years for filing civil lawsuits against sex offenders.
Yesterday Governor Bob McDonnell announced a public-private partnership to encourage increased use of electric cars in the Commonwealth. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday a Richmond based think tank issued a report on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s positive financial impact on Virginia’s cities and counties. Craig Carper reports.