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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

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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

Va. public safety memorial to honor 765 workers

More than 700 names will be engraved on a Virginia memorial honoring public safety workers killed in the line of the duty.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 11:13am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Sherri Anne Green

Va. gov invokes Tech slayings, offers his prayers

Virginia's governor is extending his sympathies to Connecticut following a horrific elementary school massacre, saying the state still has "painful memories" from the April 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech.

Friday - 12/14/2012, 02:06pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Virginia Tech

McDonnell proposes 2 percent teacher pay raise

Gov. Bob McDonnell is seeking 2 percent pay raises for public school teachers _ their first in five years _ provided Virginia lawmakers next month also make it easier for administrators to fire teachers deemed incompetent based on poor performance appraisals.

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 04:03pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, teacher pay raise

Governor announces military credentialing website

A new online tool is available for military members who want to make the transition to Virginia's civilian healthcare work force.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 12:17pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, military members

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