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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell does not think closing the gun show loophole would be effective in curbing gun violence and does not think the state should get involved in the regulation of private sales.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says it's time to discuss allowing school officials to carry firearms on campus to help keep America's children safe.
While Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he won't raise taxes in the state, he is open to changing the flat gas tax so that's it's tied to economic factors, such as inflation, meaning Virginia drivers could see the tax go up.
"It's obviously a money issue, an unplanned expense," Gov. Bob McDonnell said on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" program. "It's obviously a regional issue."
Construction on the express lanes project, which will cost almost $920 million, will begin in August. The news follows an agreement between the department and a group of private sector companies.
Gov. Bob McDonnell asked for a transparent, clear, unified statement about the future of the UVa. leadership by Tuesday, or he would follow through on his threat to ask for the Board of Visitors' letters of resignation.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, says he is open to any technology that makes law enforcement more productive. The use of drones, which was recently endorsed by the police chiefs of Fairfax County and D.C., would make better use of valuable police resources.
"We had a compromise and a consensus, and for some reason it broke down," said Gov. Martin O'Malley, while speaking on WTOP's "Ask the Governor." "The legislature gridlocked in the final minutes."
While speaking on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" program, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said proposed state legislation "protects the dignity of women" by mandating they first have an ultrasound before an abortion, as a part of "providing them with all the information."
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is a guest on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" program.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was a guest on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" program on Tuesday. Here's what he has to say.
As the region works to dig out from under the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell was a guest in-studio Tuesday on WTOP's "Ask the Gov" program.
"It would cost more to paint the Bay Bridge than it did to build it," O'Malley said, referencing an upcoming rise in tolls.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" with Mark Segraves on Tuesday.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was a guest Tuesday on WTOP's "Ask The Governor" program. Here's what he had to say.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was a guest Tuesday on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" program. Here's what he had to say:
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is a guest Tuesday on WTOP's "Ask The Governor" program. Here's what he has to say: