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Va. assembly adjourns Saturday, returns for budget

Virginia's General Assembly will adjourn on schedule Saturday without finishing a budget, giving legislators a breather from a session more charged with partisan enmity than any in memory while an embryonic state financing plan awaits their return in a spring special session.

Saturday - 03/10/2012, 07:24am EST

Tags: public schools, Gov. Bob McDonnell, Bill Bolling, Virginia General Assembly

Utrasound abortion bill clears Va. Senate

A day after Virginia Republican legislators dropped a bitterly contested requirement that women undergo invasive pre-abortion ultrasound imaging, the intrusive procedure has been dropped from a companion bill.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 02:31pm EST

Tags: abortion, ultrasound bill, personhood, Gov. Bob McDonnell

CNU taps McDonnell for graduation, drawing protest

Christopher Newport University's selection of Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell as its spring commencement speaker is drawing opposition.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 11:45am EST

Tags: Christopher Newport University, Gov. Bob McDonnell, commencement speaker

Va. House passes amended transvaginal ultrasound bill

Virginia Republican legislators have dropped a bitterly contested requirement that women seeking abortions undergo invasive ultrasound imaging, likely dooming the bill.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 05:50pm EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, abortion, transvaginal ultrasound

Amazon.com to start collecting Va. sales tax

Gov. Bob McDonnell's administration has reached a deal with Amazon.com Inc. for the giant online retailer to start collecting sales taxes in Virginia.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 05:49pm EST

Tags: Amazon.com, Gov. Bob McDonnell, sales tax

National ridicule and controversy surround Va. abortion debate

Virginia's effort to mandate transvaginal ultrasounds for women seeking an abortion continues to spark protest -- and ridicule -- as Gov. Bob McDonnell weighs the political implications of each bill.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 03:07pm EST

Tags: abortion, Gov. Bob McDonnell, transvaginal ultrasound, saturday night live, The Daily Show, John Stewart

Ex-military leaders support Va. preschool funding

Former military leaders say they support Gov. Bob McDonnell's efforts to provide additional funding for a statewide preschool initiative.

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 09:09am EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, preschool funding

Va. governor takes $99K in travel, gifts in 2011

Gov. Bob McDonnell reported more than $43,000 worth of travel underwritten last year by taxpayers pursuing his administration's priority, economic development, according to personal financial disclosures state officials filed.

Monday - 01/30/2012, 06:29pm EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell

Va. governor kicks off food drive

Virginia's business community should launch a competitive food drive to help nonprofit organizations feed people across the state who are hungry.

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 01:36pm EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Va. Gov. unveils 2012 military and veteran legislative plans

Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled his 2012 legislative plan that he says continues his promise to make Virginia the most veteran-friendly state in the country.

Sunday - 01/15/2012, 02:18pm EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, veterans, Virginia National Guard

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