| Mar 24, 2011
| 6:49 PM
HAMPTON — The Fort Monroe Authority has backed the creation of a national park at the historic landmark that would have a larger footprint than recommended by the National Park Service last year.
But significant parts of Fort Monroe would not be...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is planning to resume his fight for comprehensive tax reform during next year's regular legislative session. He is wise to do so.
The business of fixing Maryland's structural deficit is unfinished. The projected budget shortfall is...
| May 19, 2011
| 5:56 AM
Gloucester attorney Ken Gibson has announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for the 98th District seat being vacated by retiring Del. Harvey Morgan. Gibson is a former federal prosecutor and a former legal counsel for Virginia General Assembly...
| Jul 26, 2012
Samantha Gallagher has loved bees since she was a child. As a adult, she still fosters that love and gardens for bees and butterflies, as well as other pollinators in her Alexandria gardens. She's also designed a Protect Pollinators plate which she...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:44 AM
A controversial bill requiring women to get an ultrasound before having an abortion is getting some new support. The Virginia General Assembly passed a similar measure last night that is fueling talks about Pennsylvania's proposed bill.
This bill is...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:40 AM
During the 2012 legislative session, Gov. Bob McDonnell signed a Virginia General Assembly bill requiring women seeking abortions to undergo a mandatory ultrasound 24 hours before the procedure. Now, Senate Democrats are calling for funding for the...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Women helped shape the Peninsula we know today, but their contributions are sometimes overlooked or obscured.
Here are ten women who contributed to the physical, spiritual and cultural growth of this community. Some managed to make a mark on the world....
| May 11, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Eight Virginia health groups, from pediatricans to the Virginia chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, are urging the General Assembly to reject the governor’s amendment restricting access to psychiatric medications for those on...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:11 PM
After a multi-year struggle to have the Virginia General Assembly pass legislation mandating physical education in schools as an antidote to the growing problem of chilhood obesity, advocacy groups reported a small victory Tuesday.
Despite the governor's...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell took a break Monday from back-to-back energy conferences in Richmond to visit the Eastern Shore.
His destination: NASA Wallops Flight Facility.
Interesting timing considering Virginia officials are feuding with Florida’s...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Already sparring over an aircraft carrier, Florida and Virginia have locked horns on another issue: human spaceflight.
NASA announced in July that it would order an environmental review of Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's...