Transmission line hearings begin this week
February 25, 2008 11:11 AM
Hearings begin this week in Richmond on a controversial 65-mile transmission line designed to meet Washington’s increasing demand for power.
Language workplace bill dies in committee
February 21, 2008 11:20 AM
A bill that would allow businesses to fire employees for speaking languages other than English at work died in a Senate committee on Wednesday.
Lillian Vernon files bankruptcy
February 21, 2008 11:19 AM
Internet and catalog retailer Lillian Vernon has filed for bankruptcy protection in Delaware amid declining sales and rising costs.
Homestead exemption passes committee
February 20, 2008 11:01 AM
The Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections sent a proposal to reduce homeowners’ real estate taxes to the full Senate despite a push against it by the business lobby.
Provision seeks to save Dulles rail project
February 19, 2008 11:28 AM
A measure added to a Virginia House committee’s budget bill would try to salvage the project to extend Metrorail to Tysons Corner and Washington Dulles International Airport.
Finance committees set up budget clash
February 18, 2008 11:24 AM
The General Assembly’s budget-writing committees passed varying proposals Sunday on how to make up a $1.4 billion projected shortfall.