Higher Education Funding Proposal Announced In Va.Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing more than $183 million in increased state funding over the next two-year budget cycle for higher education.
Education Funding Proposal Announced in Va.Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing more than $582 million in increased state funding over the next two-year budget cycle for K-12 and pre-kindergarten education.
Va. Records Best Oyster Harvest Since 1987 Virginia watermen and aquaculture operators harvested 460,000 bushels of oysters in 2012-13, the largest catch since 1987, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Monday
McDonnell: School Takeover Law is Constitutional Gov. Bob McDonnell says the state Supreme Court may have to decide whether the state can take over poorly performing schools, but he's confident a key part of his education reform package would be upheld.
Virginia Wine Sales Break Record Again Virginia wines are continuing to sell at a record-breaking pace.
Gov. McDonnell Won't Pay Investigation Legal FeesWhile Gov. Bob McDonnell says he's busy identifying gifts from a wealthy campaign donor and corporate benefactor for either return or reimbursement, he said Thursday he has no intention of paying legal bills totaling $53,530 and growing that a law firm has billed taxpayers for a review that cleared him of wrongdoing.
Cuccinelli: No Plans to Repay Williams Gifts Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says he's glad Gov. Bob McDonnell is returning all the gifts he received from a major political donor. But he has no plans to repay the more than $18,000 in gifts he received from the same benefactor.
Virginia Taxpayers Foot Legal Bill for Gov. McDonnell InvestigationVirginia taxpayers owe $53,530 in lawyers' bills to a private law firm that took over an investigation of Gov. Bob McDonnell's gifts from a political donor and businessman.
Bob McDonnell Supporters Set up Fund for His Defense Supporters of Gov. Bob McDonnell have established a nonprofit corporation to accept donations for his legal defense as federal and state authorities look into the governor's ties to a wealth campaign donor.
McDonnell Refuses Comment on Unreported GiftsGov. Bob McDonnell is refusing to comment on a $6,500 Rolex watch that published reports say he received from a major campaign donor who has lavished his family with thousands of dollars' worth of gifts he has not disclosed publicly.
McDonnell After Office: Candidate? Lawyer? Author. Now on the glide path toward the end of his single four-year term, Gov. Bob McDonnell is pensive as he ponders what Citizen Bob McDonnell will do once his lease on the Executive Mansion expires in January. And the title of author sounds like something he'd like to add to his portfolio.
Report On Restoring Va. Felons' Rights Released The process of restoring felons' constitutional rights could be improved by designating an executive branch agency to handle all the legwork, a committee appointed by Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli said in a report released Tuesday.
Food Costs Spiked At Va. Gov's Mansion In FY 2012An Associated Press review of state records shows grocery costs at Virginia's Executive Mansion hit the highest levels in years in late 2011 and early 2012, the months leading up to the mansion's chef dismissal and the start of a criminal investigation into operations of the mansion's kitchen.
A Sluggish Recovery Casts New Worries on Va. BudgetIt looked like a steady rebound, if not a rousing one, for the revenues that keep Virginia's government operating.
Va. Senate OKs A-to-F Grading Scale for SchoolsGov. Bob McDonnell's proposal to grade schools on the same A-to-F scale used for students has barely won General Assembly approval.