Genworth Financial lays off 400 works in Richmond, 230 in Lynchburg
January 09, 2009 5:04 PM
Genworth Financial laid off more than 600 Virginia workers this week, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Freddie Mac reports record low for mortgage rates
January 09, 2009 11:35 AM
McLean-based Freddie Mac reported this week that mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest levels since the mortgage finance company started tracking rates in 1971.
Transportation secretary approves Dulles project
January 08, 2009 10:29 AM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters has approved spending $900 million in federal money to extend Metrorail to Tysons Corner and on to Dulles International Airport.
More than 450 sound off on uranium study
January 07, 2009 11:37 AM
More than 450 people attended a public hearing for a state commission studying the safety of uranium mining in Virginia, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Unemployment up in Virginia
January 07, 2009 11:36 AM
The unemployment rate in Virginia reached 4.6 percent in November, when more than 17,761 workers joined the state’s unemployment rolls.
General Dynamics purchases AxleTech International
January 06, 2009 11:25 AM
Falls Church defense contractor General Dynamics has announced completion of its purchase of vehicle parts manufacturer AxleTech International.