Funding Metro biggest obstacle for bringing rail to Dulles
April 30, 2008 6:59 PM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine admitted Wednesday that fully funding the D.C. Metro system’s needs will be the biggest hurdle to landing federal money to bring rail to Washington Dulles International Airport.
Metrorail to Dulles appears headed for federal approval
April 30, 2008 11:00 AM
The $5 billion plan to extend Metrorail to Dulles International Airport is expected to be approved today by federal transportation officials, according to The Washington Post.
Kaine to announce transportation proposal
April 30, 2008 10:59 AM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has said he will unveil his own transportation funding plan in about 10 days and it may include an additional gas tax.
Mars reaches $23 billion deal with Wrigley
April 28, 2008 2:17 PM
M&M’s candy manufacturer Mars Inc. will buy Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. for $23 billion, creating the world’s largest confection maker, both companies announced on Monday.
Lawmakers seeking relief for watermen
April 28, 2008 11:16 AM
State lawmakers have petitioned Gov. Timothy M. Kaine to ask the federal government for economic assistance for watermen who will lose business during crab harvesting restrictions this year.
Genworth revenues fall amid housing crisis
April 25, 2008 11:16 AM
Richmond-based Genworth Financial Inc. reported Thursday that its first quarter net income fell 64 percent because of losses on subprime loans.
Hedge fund nominees elected to Media General board
April 24, 2008 5:13 PM
Election of directors ends proxy fight
General Assembly approves bond package
April 24, 2008 11:51 AM
The General Assembly approved a $1.5 billion bond package on Wednesday that will fund 75 construction projects for higher education, parks, state offices and mental health facilities.
Pilot program to insure working poor fails
April 24, 2008 11:06 AM
House of Delegates Republicans defeated an amendment on Wednesday that would have funded a pilot program in Hampton Roads to help insure low-income workers at small businesses.