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Va. Senate narrowly passes U.S. House remapping bill

A Republican-backed congressional redistricting plan cleared the Virginia Senate on a party-line vote Friday over Democratic objections that it's unconstitutional and illegally weakens black voting strength.

Friday - 01/20/2012, 01:56pm EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Virginia General Assembly, redistricting, Mark Obenshain

McDonnell endorses Romney

Virginia's governor is backing Mitt Romney.

Friday - 01/20/2012, 08:45am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Mitt Romney

D.C.-area airports board shuffle fails in House

A measure to reshuffle the governing board of the multi-state authority that oversees Washington's Dulles and Reagan National airports failed to achieve the four-fifths majority it needed to pass Virginia's House as emergency legislation.

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 02:11pm EST

Tags: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board, Dulles International Airport, Reagan National Airport, Virginia General Assembly, Bob McDonnell

Mental health groups fear Md. will slash funding

It's budget-slashing time and among the most fearful of budget cuts in Maryland are groups that look after the mentally ill.

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 11:11am EST

Tags: mental health, Bob McDonnell, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Katherine Slye-Griffin, nami

GOP's Bolling, Cuccinelli get jump on '13 guv race

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, rivals for the 2013 Republican gubernatorial nomination, took in about $1 million each in campaign contributions last year.

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 01:55pm EST

Tags: Bill Bolling, Ken Cuccinelli, Bob McDonnell, public schools

Va. OKs $1.2 million for farmland preservation

More than $1.2 million in farmland preservation grants is heading to 13 Virginia localities.

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 12:52pm EST

Tags: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bob McDonnell

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