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2009 Governor's Race: Bob McDonnell Coverage

McAuliffe replaces 5 on port panel
McAuliffe revamping comes three years after former Gov. Bob McDonnell replaced 10 of the 11 members of the board selected by the governor.
Richmond | Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:04:00 -0400


Judge: McDonnell can’t keep filings from prosecutors
RICHMOND A judge says former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell can keep some court filings from the public, but not from prosecutors in his public corruption case.
Norfolk | Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:50:58 -0400


Education leaders note objections to funding
Amidst concerns of massive budget cuts, Gov. Bob McDonnell, on Jan. 16, announced his K-12 education plan for 2012. The Governor is pushing for vast K-12 education reforms that will affect teachers and school divisions if passed as is.
Emporia | Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:36:48 -0500


Schools could see an increase in state funding this year
At Monday's regular school board meeting, Greensville County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Philip L. Worrell gave a presentation on Gov. Bob McDonnell's budget proposal and the effects it could have on local funding issues.
Emporia | Mon, 16 Jan 2012 09:15:35 -0500


Amazon.com to open facility in Dinwiddie
From Staff Reports Governor Bob McDonnell and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Thursday announced the company's plans to open two fulfillment centers in Virginia, investing a total of $135 million. The company will invest $85 million and create more than 1,000 jobs in Chesterfield County, and invest $50 million in Dinwiddie County, creating more than 350 jobs.
Emporia | Wed, 28 Dec 2011 11:18:38 -0500


I-95 toll plan moves forward
By DON KORALEWSKI, I-M Editor Governor Bob McDonnell, on Monday, announced that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has granted the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) preliminary approval for his administration's plan to toll I-95 under the Interstate Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Pilot Program. In a September 14 letter, FHWA Administrator Victor Mendez granted the conditional provisional approval and outlined steps required to move forward.
Emporia | Tue, 20 Sep 2011 14:37:03 -0400


Emporia on list for Federal disaster assistance
From Staff Reports From Staff Reports RICHMOND - Governor Bob McDonnell announced on Saturday that President Barack Obama has granted a request for federal assistance to state and local governments in Virginia for recovery from Hurricane Irene.
Emporia | Tue, 6 Sep 2011 13:56:12 -0400


Governor McDonnell Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Irene
RICHMOND - Governor Bob McDonnell has declared a state of emergency in Virginia in preparation for Hurricane Irene, which is anticipated to affect the Commonwealth over the weekend. Depending on the storm's final track, there is the potential for flooding from both rainfall and storm surge in the eastern part of the state. Winds could potentially reach hurricane strength in the Hampton Roads area; tropical storm force winds could extend much further inland. The ultimate impact of Irene on the Commonwealth will be dependent upon the storm's exact track, which continues to be subject to change over the next 48 hours prior to landfall. A slight deviation by Irene to the east or west would have a significant impact on observable weather in the state.
Emporia | Fri, 26 Aug 2011 11:48:27 -0400


Governor addresses SVCC Class of 2010
Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell offered "four simple truths" as advice to the 2010 graduates of Southside Virginia Community College on May 15 at the Christanna Campus in Alberta.
Emporia | Fri, 21 May 2010 18:47:22 -0400


Toll on I-95 on meeting agenda
The application, from Governor Bob McDonnell, to toll Interstate 95 near the N.C. border, has headlined the news not only in the Emporia-Greensville area, but the state as well.
Emporia | Fri, 14 May 2010 16:35:47 -0400


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