With the first full week of summer coming up, the Virginia Department of Social Services is once again offering cooling assistance for people who need it. Charles Fishburne reports.
The bids are in, and the good news for the Petersburg Library Foundation is that the new building will cost about 25% less than expected.
INTRO: Sen. Mark Warner is in town this afternoon for a roundtable discussion with area small business owners and bankers.
Joan Tupponce reviews "Crowns" at Barksdale Theatre.
Jeff Schapiro analyzes the week in Virginia politics.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board has just approved a six-year budget for highways, rail, transit, bicycle and pedestrian highway projects, and as Charles Fishburne reports, it leaves major highway congestion issues unresolved.
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.
Yesterday Governor Bob McDonnell announced a public-private partnership to encourage increased use of electric cars in the Commonwealth. Craig Carper reports.
Virginia’s Tax Commissioner Janie Bowen died unexpectedly yesterday morning and as Charles Fishburne reports, she was well-regarded as an innovator and a public servant.
Once again, The Maggie Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies has been recognized by Newsweek Magazine in its ranking of American high schools.