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Anti-uranium mining lawmakers appeal to Va. gov

Southside Virginia lawmakers are seeking a meeting with Gov. Bob McDonnell to outline their objections to a suggestion that he order the development of regulations for uranium mining.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 02:19pm EST

Tags: uranium mining

Jindal, McDonnell tout education reforms

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says education reforms that have produced results in his state can also work in Virginia.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 01:55pm EST

Tags: bobby jindal,

Virginia transportation bill: Compromise likely, Saslaw says

After several weeks of debate, maneuvering and preliminary votes, Virginia legislators have one last chance to make a deal to fix the state's crowded, and sometimes crumbing roads and bridges.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 04:27am EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, Hank Silverberg, Dick Saslaw,

Gun show loophole bill back before Va. Senate panel

Legislation to close the so-called "gun show loophole" is back before a Virginia Senate committee.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 02:08pm EST

Tags: Bob Marshall, Virginia General Assembly, guns

Jeb Bush promotes McDonnell school grading plan

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Friday enlisted a former Florida governor in his push for legislation to grade Virginia public schools on an A-to-F scale.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 05:58pm EST

Tags: school grading plan,

Hybrid car owners protest McDonnell's proposed fee

Hybrid and electric car owners circled the capital Thursday to protest a $100 yearly fee that would be placed on their vehicles if Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation plan passes.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 05:53pm EST

Tags: gas tax, electric car, alternative fuel, transportation funding, Richmond, Va., Hank Silverberg

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Va. Senate panel advances education bills

Two major components of Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell's education reform agenda won a Senate committee's endorsement Thursday on the narrowest of party-line votes.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 02:37pm EST

Tags: education reform

GOP voting bills aimed at party hegemony in Va

Virginia's not the only electoral battleground with a Republican-ruled legislature where President Barack Obama mopped up last year en route to re-election. But it is the first to act on an ambitious menu of Republican legislation aimed at preventing another Democratic triumph.

Sunday - 01/27/2013, 01:07pm EST

Tags: bob lewis, governor, Mark Warner, Virginia politics

Fairfax Co. Chamber backs McDonnell's transportation funding bill

The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce has tossed its support to Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding plan, the largest organization in the Washington area so far to back the controversial proposal.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 02:24pm EST

Tags: Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce,

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