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Panel created to help Va.'s tobacco region meeting

A commission created to spark development in southwest and Southside Virginia is set to discuss its efforts to help communities hurt by manufacturing and agricultural job losses.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 03:24am EST

Tags: Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission, Terry Kilgore, Greg Reid, Bob McDonnell

Va. agency awards grants to improve boating access

Virginia has awarded 15 grants to localities to improve boating access to public waters.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 03:25pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, boating

Gov. Bob McDonnell's wish list includes reforms for public education

Virginia's governor is out with his wish list for the state's public schools and he's hoping state legislators give him a passing grade on his new proposals.

Sunday - 01/06/2013, 08:40am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Virginia public schools, education, Teach for America, Kathy Stewart

Va. launches redesigned government web portal

Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia has launched a redesigned and faster state government website.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 11:11am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Virginia, government, website

Congressional reps. speak out against Route 460 in Va.

U.S. congressional representatives from Virginia are speaking out against Route 460, the new road approved by the state.

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 02:27pm EST

Tags: Route 460, Bob McDonnell, Hampton Roads, Virginia Beach, Virginia Department of Transportation

McDonnell: We should not be afraid of drones

The drones used by the military cost more than $4 million each, so no civilian agency is rushing to buy one. But there are simpler versions that can be used by law enforcement, and even simpler ones that are used by civilian hobbyists.

Sunday - 12/23/2012, 09:15am EST

Tags: Drones, Bob McDonnell

Hoops classic raises big haul for Va. food banks

The Governor's Holiday Hoop Classic made its debut in Richmond, and delivered more than 100 tons of food for food banks across Virginia.

Saturday - 12/22/2012, 06:28pm EST

Tags: Holiday Hoops Classic, food bank, charity, Bob McDonnell

Va. GOP leaders back additional school safety officers

House of Delegates Speaker Bill Howell of Stafford County and other GOP leaders said they will propose funding to put more safety officers in Virginia elementary schools in response to the mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 05:07pm EST

Tags: Bill Howell, Bob McDonnell

Key pieces in Gov. Bob McDonnell's revised budget

Key items in the revised 2012-2014 state budget submitted to the General Assembly on Monday by Gov. Bob McDonnell.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 04:43pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell

Va. governor offers modest spending hike in budget

Gov. Bob McDonnell offered cautious revisions Monday to Virginia's two-year budget, targeting modest spending increases for indigent health care, conditional raises for teachers and a hefty $128 million deposit into the state's rainy day reserves, and emphatically rejecting an expansion of Medicaid for the state.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 03:47pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, budget, amendment

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