Clean energy jobs are growing
June 17, 2009 5:20 PM
The emerging green energy sector is generating jobs nearly two and a half times faster than the overall economy, according to a report released today by the Washington-based Pew Charitable Trust.
Bankrupt BearingPoint completes sale to PricewaterhouseCoopers
June 17, 2009 1:33 PM
BearingPoint Inc., the bankrupt management and technology consulting firm, announced it has completed the sale of its North America Commercial Services business.
Charlottesville is first Virginia city to get “smart meters”
June 16, 2009 4:18 PM
Dominion Virginia Power rolls out its smart-grid technology program in Charlottesville
Microsoft program to provide online training for Virginia’s unemployed
June 15, 2009 4:34 PM
Unemployed Virginians will have access to free technology training under a public-private partnership between Microsoft and Virginia.
Senate approves change in tobacco regulation
June 12, 2009 11:42 AM
The U.S. Senate approved legislation Thursday to give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authority to regulate the content and advertising of tobacco products.
Capital One receives permission to return TARP money
June 09, 2009 4:56 PM
Capital One Financial Corp. is one of 10 banks that have received approval to repay funds received under the U.S. Treasury’s Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Virginia gets $17.5 million to rehabilitate foreclosed homes
June 08, 2009 12:56 PM
Virginia has received $17.5 million to help localities purchase and rehabilitate foreclosed homes to be resold to low- and -moderate income families.