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Va. governor hearing from public on uranium mining

Gov. Bob McDonnell is hearing from hundreds of people who want him to keep in place a ban on uranium mining in Virginia.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 09:17am EST

Tags: Virginia, Bob McDonnell, uranium mining, uranium mining ban

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: Bob McDonnell, 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, Bob McDonnell

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, Bob McDonnell

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, Bob McDonnell, 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, Bob McDonnell

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, Bob McDonnell, 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: Bob McDonnell, 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, Bob McDonnell, Virginia politics

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