Gov. Bob McDonnell today announced that Iluka Resources (Iluka), a world leader in mineral sands exploration, mining, processing and marketing, is advancing a potential major expansion of its operations in Virginia with the development of a mineral sands mining operation in Dinwiddie County.
Gov. Bob McDonnell, joined by members of the Governor’s Task Force for Local Government Mandate Review, today announced specific legislation to eliminate burdensome state mandates on localities. Today’s announcement is part of a continuing effort to reduce burdensome state mandates on localities. In September 2011, McDonnell announced the creation of the Governor’s Task Force for [...]
Gov. Bob McDonnell gets his annual flu shot at the free flu shot clinic put on by the CommonHealth Employee Wellness Program on Wednesday. The clinic is open to state employees and runs through Thursday at the James Monroe Building in Richmond. Pictured here (L to R): Gov. McDonnell; Tim Colyer, pharmacy manager at the [...]
Sales of Virginia wine in fiscal year 2010 increased nearly 13 percent from 2009, according to numbers released today by the state. Total sales of Virginia wine amounted to $1,604,387 in wine liter tax collections during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2010, whereas the total wine liter tax collected by the state derived from [...]
Edited by Chris Graham email@example.com Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today the appointment of Gregory Whirley as the new commissioner of the Virginia Department of Transportation. Whirley had been serving as acting commissioner under McDonnell since January. A VDOT veteran, Whirley also served as acting commissioner of the department in 2005 and had served as [...]
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Story by Chris Graham email@example.com The bad news: The state is facing down another massive budget shortfall. The good news: According to Gov. Bob McDonnell, the state can expect to see more revenues in the coming year with the improving economy. “I am pleased to report that the updated revenue numbers from the Department [...]