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Va., Md. going in opposite directions on voting

Maryland and Virginia seem to be headed in opposite directions on the rules for voting.

Sunday - 02/17/2013, 01:35pm EST

Tags: Virginia, Claire Gastananaga, Hank Silverberg, American Civil Liberties Union, Virginia state Senator Mark Obenshain

Senate panel rejects electoral change

Legislation that would have scrapped Virginia's winner-takes-all method of apportioning its 13 electoral votes in presidential elections is dead.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 06:43pm EST

Tags: virginia redistricting

McDonnell budget to cut accelerated Va sales tax

A budget-balancing gimmick enacted 3 1/2 years ago that requires some merchants to pay early estimated sales taxes would almost disappear under a proposal Gov. Bob McDonnell will include in the budget amendments he presents the General Assembly next week.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 06:31pm EST

Tags: sales tax, Virginia budget,

McDonnell: Virginia $500 million a year short on transportation funds

Another year, another worry about the money needed to fix and construct roads in Virginia.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 08:10am EST

Tags: transportation, Hank Silverberg

Virginia extends fall fire season until Dec. 10

Virginia's fall fire season is being extended until Dec. 10 because of dry conditions.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 01:12pm EST

Tags: fire season,

New poll: No gender gap for GOP's McDonnell in Va

Mitt Romney had a little trouble with women voters in Virginia, but a poll released Thursday shows Gov. Bob McDonnell is one Republican with no gender gap problem.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 01:35pm EST

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Virginia Wine Summit set for Oct. 2 in Richmond

Wine experts and industry leaders from around the world are expected to attend Virginia's first wine summit.

Friday - 09/07/2012, 02:39am EDT

Tags: wine, wine summit

Va. gov: State didn't seek welfare waivers

Gov. Bob McDonnell, soon to be Republican Mitt Romney's host for a Virginia bus trip, picked up on Romney's disputed claim Wednesday that President Barack Obama had gutted welfare- reform work requirements.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 07:43pm EDT

Tags: welfare waivers

Gov. toasts Va. vintner's medal haul at show

Gov. Bob McDonnell is toasting Virginia's wine industry for its showing at the 2012 San Francisco International Wine Competition.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 02:57am EDT

Tags: wine,

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