Government & Politics

Sequestration and Defense Industry
3:46 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Military Furloughs in VA

Officials in Virginia are looking at just how sequestration cuts are impacting military operations in the Commonwealth.

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Virginia Public Access Project
11:49 am
Mon July 29, 2013

VaNews for 07.29.13

A Richmond school board member is at the center of controversy - again....and some Virginia Beach residents are upset over a late night phone call from the city.

Those are among the most read stories over the past week at Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews site on vpap.org. Fred Echols reports.

VaNews is a free public service of the Virginia Public Access Project and can be found at vpap.org. 

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Government & Politics
5:03 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Governor McDonnell Visits U. S. Troops in the Middle East

Credit Department of Defense

Governor McDonnell hasn’t made many public appearances in Virginia while his connection with Star Scientific and its CEO are being investigated, but he is making appearances abroad. McDonnell has been in Kuwait this week; the first stop among several in the Middle East. 

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Government & Politics
4:09 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Virginia Adopts: Campaign for 1000

Several national publications rank Virginia within the top five for raising a child or providing a decent education but when it comes to finding an orphaned child a permanent home before they turn 18, the organization Voices for Virginia's Children ranks the Commonwealth 49th.

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Government & Politics
5:56 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Where Were they Born to Run?

Accusations are flying in Virginia’s gubernatorial contest about whether someone born outside of the Commonwealth is well suited to serve. Upon flipping through some records, our Capitol Hill reporter found that Virginians aren’t really wedded to the idea of being represented by native sons - or daughters.

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