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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell declared a state of emergency Sunday after powerful weekend thunderstorms caused widespread flooding and damage and were thought to have killed at least six people in the central and southern parts of the state.
Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell vetoed a redistricting plan approved by the General Assembly last week, citing "significant concerns" that the Democrat-controlled Senate plan splits too many towns, cities and counties, allows too much deviation in districts' population and shows evidence of partisan gerrymandering.
Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell's office has confirmed that it is taking steps to block proposed rules that would compel private agencies to place foster children with unmarried couples, including gay couples.
Va. lawmakers in Richmond for redistricting; McDonnell considers adoptions by gays; Gray supporter quits city job; Gray supporter withdraws nomination to chairmanship; Gauguin masterpiece OK; Qatar investors fund major D.C. development project; FBI employee allegedly hit men with her car; Md. legislators compromise on pension plan; Homicides increase around region
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is right on the money in vetoing a medical malpractice bill and noting that "increasing the medical-malpractice cap will ultimately lead toward higher health care costs for doctors, hospitals, businesses, and most importantly, patients" ("Medical-malpractice bill facing likely veto override," Metro, Friday).
House reviving D.C. school-vouchers program; Two years of major gridlock expected for D.C. gateway; Shake Shack to Nationals Park; Barry driving with invalid plates; Ward 8 has highest unemployment in U.S.; McDonnell vetoes four bills; Redistricting map squeezed Marshall; Md. Senate passes booze tax
Nats Park neighborhood still a work in progress; More D.C. police getting six-figure salaries; McDonnell's midnight amendments; Va. redistricting maps released; Obama nudges Kaine; Dulles Metrorail station names; Protests outside Gaithersburg abortion clinic; Md. lawmakers consider DREAM Act
Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell vetoed a bill Thursday that would have required elementary and middle schools to provide at least 150 minutes of physical education per week.
Federal agents arrested 130 illegal immigrants in Northern Virginia as part of the three-day sweep focusing on criminal aliens, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday.