- Judge: Virginia can ban future Confederate license plates Updated: Jul-31-15 3:01 pm
DANVILLE, Virginia - Virginia can ban the Confederate flag from specialty license plates the state issues in the future, a federal judge said Friday, but no decision has been announced on whether existing tags can be revoked.
- McAuliffe set for renewed push for Medicaid expansion Updated: Jul-30-15 4:16 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he'll make a renewed push to expand Medicaid now that Republican primaries are over and the U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision upholding the Affordable Care Act.
- Virginia State Police complete review of student's arrest Updated: Jul-30-15 3:46 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia State Police have concluded their review of an arrest that injured a University of Virginia student and prompted allegations of racism.
- Va. GOP wants audit of gov's PAC following returned gift Updated: Jul-30-15 1:02 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Republican Party of Virginia is calling for an audit of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's political action committee.
- Va. tourism to air TV ads during Richmond bicycle race Updated: Jul-30-15 3:16 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia tourism officials will use television commercials to promote the state as a travel destination during an upcoming international bicycle race in Richmond.
- Continental plans $49M expansion of Culpeper County facility Updated: Jul-29-15 8:32 am
CULPEPER, Virginia - Automotive supplier Continental plans a $49 million expansion of its manufacturing facility in Culpeper County.
- Virginia business leaders pitch plan for state incentives Updated: Jul-28-15 4:01 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia's sluggish economy can be helped with more regional cooperation goosed along by state-funded incentives, business leaders said Tuesday.
- McAuliffe names longtime Fairfax judge to Va. Supreme Court Updated: Jul-27-15 11:56 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The northern Virginia judge who presided over one of the D.C. sniper trials was appointed Monday to the state Supreme Court.
- Baker named to head national governors' health care panel Updated: Jul-26-15 1:05 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has been named chairman of the National Governors Association's Health and Human Services Committee.
- Finding money for highways is becoming a bipartisan project Updated: Jul-24-15 6:17 pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, West Virginia - As Congress considers a long-awaited transportation funding bill, some Republican governors as well as Democrats say they aren't waiting to raise or borrow money to fix or build roads, bridges and highways.
- Officials to discuss plans to clean up Chesapeake Bay Updated: Jul-23-15 3:20 am
WASHINGTON - Regional leaders and federal officials are getting together to talk about cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
- Chesapeake Bay regional leaders to meet Thursday Updated: Jul-23-15 2:20 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Chesapeake Bay Executive Council is convening in Washington, D.C., with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe chairing the annual session.
- Cooperative plans turkey processing facility in Rockingham Updated: Jul-22-15 10:07 am
HINTON, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative plans to build a turkey processing facility in Rockingham County that will increase production by more than 45 percent.
- Va. attracting more and more overseas visitors Updated: Jul-22-15 2:50 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia welcomed more overseas visitors to the state in 2014.
- Va. governor asks for more patrols at recruiting centers Updated: Jul-22-15 2:04 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has asked Virginia State Police to increase patrols around military recruiting centers.
- Virginia governor headed to Maine next month Updated: Jul-21-15 4:28 am
FREEPORT, Maine - Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe of Virginia is going to headline a Maine Democratic Party summer fundraiser.
- Republicans blast Virginia governor's parole commission Updated: Jul-20-15 5:17 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - State Republicans criticized Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's establishment of a commission to study whether Virginia's abolition of parole in the 1990s has been good for the state.
- Capital city craft brewer to expand, create 50-plus jobs Updated: Jul-20-15 2:35 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A craft brewery in Richmond is expanding, creating 56 jobs in the process.
- Va. gov rejects calls for Planned Parenthood investigation Updated: Jul-17-15 9:19 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe is rejecting calls from Virginia House Republican leaders for an investigation into how Planned Parenthood clinics handle fetal organs.
- Doctors, dentists and drones to deliver medicines in Va. Updated: Jul-17-15 5:20 pm
WISE, Virginia - Two remote-controlled aircraft delivered medicines to a clinic in southwest Virginia on Friday in research flights offering a glimpse at the future of drone capabilities.
- Consulting, engineering company to create 15 jobs in SW Va. Updated: Jul-17-15 3:10 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A consulting and engineering service is establishing its headquarters in Russell County.
- Southern heritage group gathers for convention in Va. Updated: Jul-16-15 2:04 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - A Southern heritage group that is fighting to keep the Confederate battle flag on Virginia license plates is holding its annual convention in the former capital of the Confederacy.
- Lt. gov has raised $340,000-plus for Va. gubernatorial bid Updated: Jul-15-15 7:59 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday that he has raised more than $341,000 for a gubernatorial bid and more than $500,000 to help his fellow Democrats retake the state Senate.
- Tentative special session date set for Va. redistricting Updated: Jul-14-15 5:16 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has set a tentative date for a court-ordered special legislative session to redraw Virginia's congressional boundaries.
- No more steak: Wining and dining of pols down in Va. Updated: Jul-13-15 5:31 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Prior to the corruption scandal involving former Gov. Bob McDonnell, lobbyists spent nearly $20,000 at Morton's Steakhouse during the 2013 legislative session. Two years later, that number fell to $3,200. A similar phenomenon occurred at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, where lobbyists reported spending nearly $16,000 during the 2013 legislative session. This year, they spent $2,500.