Dominion price increase hearing set
May 13, 2008 7:51 AM
The State Corporation Commission will hold a June 24 public hearing in Richmond on Dominion Virginia Power’s request to increase electricity rates on July 1.
Kaine calls for increase in vehicle sales, registration
May 12, 2008 8:00 AM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine will announce a transportation plan today that will propose increasing vehicle registration fees by $10 and increasing the auto sales tax from 3 percent to 4 percent.
Circuit City settles with shareholder, opens books to suitor
May 09, 2008 3:12 PM
Electronics retailer retains investment bank to study options
Dominion Virginia chief to lead General Dynamics
May 09, 2008 8:24 AM
The CEO of Virginia Dominion Power will become the General Dynamics’ CEO in 2009, according to the Falls Church-based military contractor.
Immigration officials arrest 33 at Richmond construction site
May 08, 2008 7:52 AM
U.S immigration agents raided the construction site of the federal courthouse in Richmond on Wednesday and arrested 33 workers alleged to be in the country illegally, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Business groups support tax increases for transportation
May 07, 2008 7:58 AM
A group of state and regional business groups have said they support higher taxes for transportation.
Dominion asks for rise in electricity rates
May 06, 2008 4:03 PM
Dominion Virginia Power announced Tuesday it will seek permission from the State Corporation Commission to raise electricity rates to cover increased fuel costs effective July 1.
Bernanke wants Freddie, Fannie to aid housing market
May 06, 2008 8:11 AM
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is encouraging Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to raise capital to help relieve the housing slump.
Rising coal prices give Alpha Natural Resources a boost
May 05, 2008 8:02 AM
Net income for Abingdon-based Alpha Natural Resources tripled in the first quarter because of higher demand and prices for coal.