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Jeb Bush promotes McDonnell school grading plan

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Friday enlisted a former Florida governor in his push for legislation to grade Virginia public schools on an A-to-F scale.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 05:58pm EST

Tags: school grading plan, Bob McDonnell

Hybrid car owners protest McDonnell's proposed fee

Hybrid and electric car owners circled the capital Thursday to protest a $100 yearly fee that would be placed on their vehicles if Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation plan passes.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 05:53pm EST

Tags: gas tax, electric car, alternative fuel, Bob McDonnell, transportation funding, Richmond, Va., Hank Silverberg


Va. Senate panel advances education bills

Two major components of Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell's education reform agenda won a Senate committee's endorsement Thursday on the narrowest of party-line votes.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 02:37pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, education reform

GOP voting bills aimed at party hegemony in Va

Virginia's not the only electoral battleground with a Republican-ruled legislature where President Barack Obama mopped up last year en route to re-election. But it is the first to act on an ambitious menu of Republican legislation aimed at preventing another Democratic triumph.

Sunday - 01/27/2013, 01:07pm EST

Tags: bob lewis, governor, Mark Warner, Bob McDonnell, Virginia politics

Fairfax Co. Chamber backs McDonnell's transportation funding bill

The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce has tossed its support to Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding plan, the largest organization in the Washington area so far to back the controversial proposal.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 02:24pm EST

Tags: Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, Bob McDonnell

Holshouser, McDonnell don't make NC inauguration

Gov. Bob McDonnell didn't attend the inauguration of North Carolina's new governor this weekend.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 05:50pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Republican Governors Association

Va. gov praised, panned on felons' voting rights

What's wrong with this picture: Democrats leaping to their feet to give Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell a standing ovation. The ACLU praising him. Tough-on-crime GOP legislators denouncing perhaps the most significant criminal justice initiative of the final year of his term.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 11:53am EST

Tags: felony voting, Bob McDonnell, voting rights of felons, voting rights

McDonnell makes case for transportation tax change

Gov. Bob McDonnell used his annual address to the state Wednesday to make one big, last push for an enduring legislative legacy, urging lawmakers to enact his education and transportation reforms.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 05:58am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Hank Silverberg, Dick Saslaw, tax, Dick Black, David Toscano

McDonnell makes big, last push for lasting legacy

Gov. Bob McDonnell is using his annual address to the state to make one big, last push for a lasting legislative legacy, urging lawmakers to embrace his education and transportation reforms.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 05:55am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, State of the Commonwealth, transportation, civil rights restoration, mental health, teacher pay raise, Chesapeake Bay

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