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Va. governor, first lady sponsor Easter egg hunt

Gov. Bob McDonnell and first lady Maureen McDonnell are encouraging visitors to an Executive Mansion Easter egg hunt to arrive with a gift for expectant military mothers.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 03:24am EDT

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, Easter egg hunt

Groups seek automatic restoration of rights in Va.

A coalition of civil rights groups and other activists wants Gov. Bob McDonnell to issue an executive order restoring the voting rights of about 350,000 felons who have completed their sentences.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 03:23am EDT

Tags: voting rights, felon voting rights, Gov. Bob McDonnell

Va. Executive Mansion celebrates 200 years

Virginia's Executive Mansion, the home of the state's governor, turned 200-years old on March 13.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 03:25am EDT

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, Executive Mansion, birthday party, Virginia governor, Kathy Stewart


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

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