McDonnell’s unfinished business: Education, roads
For Gov. Bob McDonnell, his final full year in office is about unfinished business.
The Republican who campaigned under the slogan "Bob’s for Jobs," has taken stock of his own job performance and assessed "what’s left to fix" to keep Virginia economically competitive.
Virginians shoulder billions each year in tax breaks
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has a net worth of $3.2 billion, according to Forbes magazine. Nevertheless, when he set out to make the film “Lincoln,” the state of Virginia decided he needed a little help.
Pat McCrory sworn in as North Carolina governor
Pat McCrory was officially installed as North Carolina’s governor on Saturday, getting sworn in during a brief, low-key ceremony that belied momentous changes marked by new Republican dominance within state government.
Public hearing today in Va. Beach on state budget
The General Assembly House Appropriations and Senate Finance committees are holding a public hearing today in Virginia Beach on Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposed amendments to the state budget.
The meeting begins at noon at the Advanced Technology Center Theater at Tidewater Community College at the Virginia Beach Campus, a news release says.
Hearing set in Va. Beach on McDonnell’s budget plan
Virginia Beach is the site of one of several public hearings around the state today on Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposed amendments to Virginia’s two-year, $87 billion budget.
Governor McDonnell unveils education package
Legislation that would help bring teachers to communities with hard-to-staff schools headlines the education package that Gov. Bob McDonnell is offering to the General Assembly.
McDonnell certifies stricter abortion clinic regs
Revised abortion clinic regulations that include strict building standards have been certified by Gov. Bob McDonnell.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that McDonnell certified the regulations on Dec. 28. Following a 60-day public comment period, the regulations will go back to the state Board of Health for a final vote. The board approved the regulations in September.