House panel passes tobacco regulation
March 05, 2009 10:54 AM
A House panel passed a sweeping tobacco regulation bill Wednesday, putting it on pace for passage by the full House far earlier in the congressional session than last year.
SPARTA Composite Products to create 198 jobs in Suffolk
March 04, 2009 11:34 AM
SPARTA Composite Products is planning to spend $13.2 million to create a manufacturing facility that will create 198 jobs over a five-year period starting in late 2009.
Sunrise Senior Living warns of possible bankruptcy
March 03, 2009 11:26 AM
Sunrise Senior Living reported a $305.6 million loss in the fourth quarter and warned it may need to restructure its business under bankruptcy protection.
Virginia companies spend big bucks to sway federal government
March 01, 2009 2:00 AM
Ten of Virginia's top 20 revenue-producing public companies combined to spend more than $100,000 a day lobbying the federal government last year, records show.
Index starts the year on a down note but still beats the Dow
February 27, 2009 2:00 AM
A new year and a new administration brought no great relief to the Virginia Business Stock Index.