Philip Morris challenges San Francisco law
September 26, 2008 9:43 AM
Philip Morris has filed a lawsuit against San Francisco for its ban on tobacco sales in drugstores; Tourism did better-than-expected in Hampton Roads
Kaine to talk economic development today
September 26, 2008 7:50 AM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine is scheduled to speak to the Virginia Economic Developers Association at 10 a.m. at the Richmond Omni. The association is holding its fall conference and focusing on the theme, "Hot Topics in Sustainable Economic Development: The Environmental, the Economic, and the Political."
Virginia banks have exposure to Freddie, Fannie bailouts
September 25, 2008 11:07 AM
Roundup: Virginia banks affected by government takeover of Freddie, Fannie; Reynolds Wrap to close Richmond plants; Agriculture and forestry continue to grow in Virginia
Virginia could face $3 billion shortfall
September 24, 2008 9:34 AM
Virginia's revenues could slip up to $3 billion in the next budget cycle; Albert Prillaman named CEO of Stanley Furniture;
Some Northern Virginia home sales are up
September 23, 2008 9:46 AM
Some home sales are up in Northern Virginia; "Green city" concept approved for Tysons Corner; Virginia Port Authority considers 7 percent reduction in staff
VRE prices to increase
September 22, 2008 9:31 AM
VRE prices could increase as much as 15 percent in January; A report suggests Virginia could cut its electricity usage by 20 percent; Sallie Mae's president to leave Sept. 30
Trucking association looks to reduce carbon footprint
September 19, 2008 11:13 AM
Even before the “green” movement became a national phenomenon, the American Trucking Associations Inc. was developing a plan to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint.
Construction company wins judgment against VDOT
September 18, 2008 10:19 AM
An international construction company won a $21 million judgment against the Virginia Department of Transportation over a breach of contract during the construction of the U.S. 58 Clarksville Bypass in Mecklenburg County.
Virginia Retirement System has assets in AIG, Lehman
September 18, 2008 9:00 AM
The Virginia Retirement System's portfolio, held by more than 600,000 people, includes assets in the recently bailed-out insurer American International Group Inc. and the bankrupt Lehman Brothers Inc.
Charlottesville, Albemarle officials consider increasing sales tax for transportation projects
September 17, 2008 9:13 AM
Charlottesville and Albemarle officials are considering raising the regional sales tax to pay for transportation projects in legislation that requires approval by the General Assembly.