McDonnell to ask General Assembly for a $50 million higher education package
December 03, 2010 5:03 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell will ask the General Assembly to pass a $50 million higher education package to support his goal of awarding 100,000 more college degrees in Virginia over the next 15 years.
New York Life Investments acquires majority stake in Richmond firm
December 03, 2010 2:29 PM
New York Life Investments has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Private Advisors LLC, an alternative investment firm in Richmond.
JFCOM, work force development topics at economic summit
December 02, 2010 7:54 PM
One-half to two-thirds of the functions performed by the U.S. Joint Forces Command in Suffolk will survive an impending closure, a former Navy Admiral predicted during a statewide business meeting Thursday.
Karl Rove recounts dramatic moments of 9-11 during economic summit
December 02, 2010 6:56 PM
Former presidential advisor says Republican nomination for VP in 2012 could go to a “successful” governor
$1 billion transporation investment would create 18,000 jobs in Virginia
December 02, 2010 6:54 PM
An annual $1 billion increase in state transportation construction would create more than 18,000 jobs and increase state economic output by $2.45 billion in Virginia, according to a study commissioned by the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance.
AES creates energy joint venture with Turkish company
December 01, 2010 7:08 PM
AES-Entek will develop and operate power generation projects
New national report pushes for more wind power
December 01, 2010 6:44 PM
About 6 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind projects have been proposed up and down the Atlantic Coast — the equivalent of about five coal-fired power plants.
Obama administration cancels oil and gas exploration off Virginia coast
December 01, 2010 6:06 PM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday that the Obama administration would stop plans for oil and gas drilling in the mid- and South Atlantic regions, as well as the eastern Gulf of Mexico.