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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has directed his secretary of health and human resources to conduct a "comprehensive review" of the state's mental health system in the wake of Gus Deeds' apparent suicide this week and said he'll weigh providing additional resources in the outgoing two-year state budget proposal he'll unveil next month.
As your recent editorial discusses, estate planner Joseph Caramadre and Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe tricked the terminally ill into signing joint brokerage accounts Mr. Caramadre and Mr. McAuliffe co-owned, a move that gave the two men full access to the bonds ("Did McAuliffe make millions cheating the dying?" Nov. 4). By the time all the diseased they duped had died, the schemers had obtained more than $10 million. However, Mr. Caramadre, the "common man," pleaded guilty, while Mr. McAuliffe, the politician, was not accused of breaking the law at all. Why does Mr. McAuliffe get another chance? Did he not commit the exact same act?
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe, looking to follow through on a pledge to make his administration bipartisan, has selected a finance secretary who has served in state government under 11 governors and three longtime Democratic staffers for top-level positions.
Virginia Democratic Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announced Monday he intends to retain Ric Brown, the state's current secretary of finance, at least for the early months of his administration, when the state legislature will be marking up outgoing Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell's proposed two-year budget.
High-occupancy toll lanes on the Beltway in Northern Virginia are underperforming a year after opening, a hurdle similar to others across the country during the infancy of road projects.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Monday that the state accumulated the largest cumulative budget surplus of any administration in state history — a feat that comes as an ongoing gifts scandal threatens to overshadow the Republican lame duck's final months in office.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has put some distance between himself and a scandal involving gifts and loans from a wealthy Virginia businessman — about 7,000 miles — to visit troops in Kuwait and Afghanistan..
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday said he had repaid with interest tens of thousands of dollars in loans given to him and his family by a wealthy businessman and for the first time he apologized for the "embarrassment" the ongoing scandal has brought the state.
A three-month investigation by Richmond prosecutors has cleared Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II of criminal wrongdoing for his failure to report in financial disclosures thousands of dollars he received in personal gifts.