To commemorate the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day, Mayor Dwight Jones took the opportunity to discuss various eco friendly improvements the city is making as well as to announce a new partnership with a growing national green organization.
Governor McDonnell said he was happy that most of his 218 amendments were adopted by the General Assembly, but unhappy at some actions taken in the one-day reconvened session yesterday. He still can exercise his line-item veto power on budget items.
The Petersburg Planning Commission has given unanimous approval to the Franklin Development Group of Richmond to go ahead with the second phase of its conversion of the old Brown and Williamson cigarette factory.
Senator Mark Warner is playing a major role in one of the most important pieces of legislation up for consideration in Congress this year. Manuel Quinones reports from WCVE's Capitol Hill Bureau in Washington.