2009 Governor's Race: Bob McDonnell CoverageMcDonnell’s approval rating dips in poll
Gov. Bob McDonnell’s job approval rating dipped slightly in a poll released Wednesday, amid increased scrutiny of the governor’s relationship with a high-dollar campaign donor — an issue that more of
Richmond | Thu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400
Hurricane sales tax holiday set for May 25-31
RICHMOND — Virginia is once again giving consumers a break on sales tax for certain items in preparation for hurricane season. Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that from May 25-31 is Virginia’s Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Shoppers can purchase essential items without paying the 5-percent state and local sales tax. Hurricane season begins June 1.read more
Bath-Highland | Thu, 16 May 2013 03:13:31 +0000
Poll: McDonnell approval rating drops to two-year low
RICHMOND — Gov. Bob McDonnell's approval rating dipped under 50 percent – his lowest in two years – in a poll released Wednesday as he faces a federal investigation into his relationship with a company suing the state and its CEO, who is a major donor to the governor.
Newport_News | Wed, 15 May 2013 21:13:05 GMT
New transportation funds to benefit Hampton Roads by early 2014
$120M I-64, I-264 rehab planned Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Wednesday that the commonwealth's newest six-year transportation projects plan included an additional $4 billion that will be generated by the comprehensive transportation funding package passed by the General Assembly in February.
Newport_News | Wed, 15 May 2013 19:00:27 GMT
State revenue up 2.2 percent in April
Virginia posted a 2.2 percent revenue increase in April, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Tuesday.
Newport_News | Tue, 14 May 2013 17:46:23 GMT
McDonnell signs $6 billion transportation funding bill
RICHMOND Suffolk Del. Chris Jones and Virginia Beach Sen. Frank Wagner were faces in the crowd Monday when Gov. Bob McDonnell signed Virginia's landmark $6 billion transportation funding legislation.
Norfolk | Mon, 13 May 2013 21:44:54 -0400
First lady’s activities with Star Scientific examined
First lady Maureen McDonnell flew to Flint, Mich., on the same day Star Scientific held an Anatabloc conference in Grand Blanc.
Richmond | Sat, 11 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400
Mentoring program grads receive certificates
Recent graduates of the “Passport to Success” Hispanic Youth Leadership Mentoring Program at Elkhardt Middle School received certificates signed by Gov. Bob McDonnell, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli
Richmond | Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400
Road-funding bill runs behind GOP Senate race
Today's Republican primary for a soon-to-be-vacant state Senate seat is the first political test case for Gov. Bob McDonnell's $6 billion transportation-funding plan, a tax-laden deal that has inspired anger among fiscal conservatives.
Norfolk | Wed, 08 May 2013 23:08:34 -0400
McDonnell remains popular with Va. voters according to Post poll
Gov. Bob McDonnell remains firmly popular with Virginia voters, getting high marks from independents, Democrats and Republicans on how he is handling his duties and on his personal ethics, according t
Richmond | Mon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400
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