The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Virginia law that bans mining at the largest known uranium deposit in the country, at one time estimated at $7 billion.
Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.
Articles by Charles Fishburne
The House today passed Virginia’s Eighth District Democratic Congressman Don Beyer’s amendment to require increased federal reporting on refugee children. Charles Fishburne reports.
Democratic Senator Tim Kaine today urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold votes on what he calls commonsense gun safety reforms that will make communities safer. Charles Fishburne reports.
Virginia Tech has just announced its new home for a one billion dollar Northern Virginia Campus. Charles Fishburne reports.
The Senate is expected to confirm the nomination later today (Monday) of Judge Rossie Alston, Jr., to the Eastern District Court of Virginia.
Henrico County has just sold 78 million dollars of utility bonds at 2.8 percent over 30 years. As Charles Fishburne reports, it was a very favorable rate for a county that historically has had very good credit.
The Food and Drug Administration has just approved a program to make it easier for cancer patients who have no treatment options left, to have access to unapproved drugs. Charles Fishburne reports.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has quarantined the City of Winchester and Frederick County to try to stop the spread of an invasive insect that first appeared in Virginia last year and threatens a half-dozen crops. Charles Fishburne reports.