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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: Gov. Bob McDonnell, 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: Gov. Bob McDonnell, 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, Gov. Bob McDonnell

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: Gov. Bob McDonnell, 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, Gov. Bob McDonnell

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

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell

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: Gov. Bob McDonnell, 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: Gov. Bob McDonnell, 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, Gov. Bob McDonnell

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