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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Virginia Government
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted Tuesday on federal corruption charges related to their relationship with a former health supplement company executive.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed millions in new spending for mental health, education and other priorities Monday in a two-year, $95.9 billion state budget.
Democrat Mark R. Herring declared victory in the Virginia attorney general's race Tuesday, after opening a triple-digit lead in the final hours before localities certified their results and submitted them to the State Board of Elections.
Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II on Wednesday said Democrat Terry McAuliffe wants to run a government he doesn't understand, while Mr. McAuliffe slammed the Republican attorney general for his "bullying" tactics and mean-spirited rhetoric during the second debate between the candidates for Virginia governor.
The following is a transcript of Wednesday's Virginia gubernatorial debate between Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, which was moderated by Chuck Todd of NBC News. The transcript was provided by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, the sponsor of the event.
Character matters, as do solid policies. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has both. He is a man of integrity, honesty and straightforwardness. With Mr. Cuccinelli, what you see is what you get.
Senate Democrats in Richmond have refused to pass a budget. Worse, they freely admit that their refusal has nothing to do with the proposed budget. Instead, they effectively are keeping the entire state in limbo because they are angry about their committee assignments in the Virginia Senate.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II is betting against the General Assembly approving $150 million for the Dulles Metrorail project - a prospect that would throw a wrench into months of delicate negotiations among stakeholders who have finally reached a tentative accord on its financing.
The Capitol of Virginia, onetime seat of the Confederacy, is being converted for a few weeks more in keeping with how it looked at the close of the Civil War _ for filming scenes from Steve Spielberg's major production, "Lincoln."
A day after statewide primaries set the stage for the fall elections, Republican leaders touted their candidates and their party's chances of retaking the state Senate and gaining unfettered control of Virginia government for the first time in 10 years.
Gov. Robert F. McDonnell is asking Virginia government workers to pay into the state's underfunded pension system for the first time in 27 years.