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Higher education cuts likely to spare Va. students

The $90 million in cuts the McAuliffe administration is seeking from Virginia's public colleges and universities this fiscal year and next are likely to spare students.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: Virginia budget, higher education

Animal care questioned at National Zoo amid cuts

The Smithsonian's National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo's director said Thursday that he is looking at changes to the operation amid budget cuts.

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 03:25pm EST

Tags: National Zoo,

Meals on Wheels face hard choices with funding cut

Budget cuts from Congress are forcing some Meals on Wheels providers to slash programs for seniors or shut down completely.

Saturday - 06/01/2013, 07:11pm EDT

Tags: Meals on Wheels

Va.'s Langley AFB cancels May air show

Friday - 02/15/2013, 02:30pm EST

Tags: Langley Air Force Base, hampton,

Va. agencies offer millions in contingency cuts

Virginia state government agencies have sent Gov. Bob McDonnell suggestions for cutting their spending by more than $132 million over the next 18 months should spending reductions be needed to balance the state budget.

Saturday - 12/01/2012, 01:49am EST

Tags: Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell,

Va. leaders: Congress must act to avoid coming cuts

Automatic cuts of $1.2 trillion set for January unless Congress acts could mean the loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs in the region.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 06:59am EDT

Tags: Mark Warner, Congress, Hank Silverberg, sequestration, Gerry Connolly

Area leaders: Congress must act to prevent job losses

Local leaders are crossing party lines trying to get Congress to escape a trap it set for itself -- automatic spending cuts that could mean the loss of more than 2 million jobs nationally.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 06:17am EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Gerry Connolly, pentagon,