| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:18 AM
As of now, the consequences of Attorney General Kenneth "Ken" Cuccinelli's refusal Monday to certify the new abortion facility regulations approved by Virginia's bipartisan Board of Health on June 15 are unclear. However, his action has galvanized women's...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Two days before a remade Hampton Roads Transit governing board is supposed to meet for its first monthly meeting, Governor Bob McDonnell still hasn't appointed new citizen commissioners who will make up about half of the panel.
HRT's governing board -...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:58 AM
For the third consecutive year Virginia has a revenue surplus, according to Governor Bob McDonnell’s office.
The governor says Virginia ended fiscal year 2012 with a $129.2 million surplus.
Additionally, total revenue collections rose by 5.4...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary are ranked as the nation’s No. 1 and No. 2 public non-service academy colleges in Forbes’ annual America’s Top Colleges report.
The annual list of the nation’s top 650...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Former Democratic Congressman Jay Inslee and state Attorney General Rob McKenna won the top two spots in Washington's gubernatorial primary election Tuesday and will face off in November in what is expected to be one of the closest races for governor in...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Yorktown Market Days, which was recently named the Gold Level Winner in the “Best of Hampton Roads” Readers’ Choice Awards, is alive with activity this summer. Shoppers will be able to buy locally-grown, fresh picked produce and watch...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 10:13 PM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will announce his vice presidential choice at 6 a.m. Pacific time Saturday in Norfolk, Va., his campaign announced late Friday night.
So who will it be?
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman remains the betting favorite...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Mitt Romney on Saturday announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate for the White House-- a bold and risky move that energized both conservatives and their opponents.
Ryan is a rising Republican star and the party's leader on fiscal...
| Aug 11, 2012
Mitt Romney on Saturday officially announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryanof Wisconsin -- considered a rising Republican star and the party's leader on fiscal and budgetary issues -- as his running mate in the presidential race.
Ryan, appearing at the beginning of...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:26 AM
The state Board of Education has approved a Governor's Health Sciences Academy for students in Gloucester and Mathews.
Up to 100 students will be enrolled in classes offered at the two counties' high schools, said a spokesman for Gov. Bob McDonnell. The...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:22 PM
In the ambitious transportation agenda Gov. Bob McDonnell laid out today (Tuesday), he said only a few words about the ports.
But opponents and supporters of a privatization of Virginia's ports may see meaning in them.
From a governor's office press...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Three board directors of the Virginia Port Authority's nonprofit operating company stepped down in protest ahead of a corporate restructuring plan that would strip them of their authority.
The resignations, which happened at a Virginia International...