House Republicans celebrated the success of their education reforms in the first half of the General Assembly session at a press conference Monday, Feb 18.Republican delegates and party leaders discussed legislation that passed in the House of Delegates before crossover on Feb. 5.
On Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Chesterfield County Public Safety Training Center, the public will have an opportunity to learn about revisions to proposed bridges and underpasses, rail crossing closures and other roadwork in Chesterfield County, that are part of the Southeast High Speed Rail (SEHSR) project.
James River Entertainment (JRE) announced on Monday that the concert sponsor would no longer use Innsbrook as its major venue. Pocahontas Park, at which JRE partnered to book “Pocahontas Live” will be one of the JRE’s larger concert venues beginning on May 23.
Members of the General Assembly’s Conservative Caucus today detailed its concerns about Gov. Bob McDonnell’s transportation overhaul plan, which would eliminate Virginia’s gasoline tax and raise its state sales tax.
On March 30, 2012, Governor McDonnell signed into law legislation from the 2012 session of the Virginia General Assembly that created the Beehive Grant Fund. Grants from the fund, which will be administered by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), will be available after January 1, 2013.
Plus MGT, owned by George Emerson and Phil Roper, a Chester developer, purchased a 46-unit apartment building in Shockoe Bottom at 1900 E. Franklin St. three weeks ago. According to BizSense.com the property, heavily in debt was purchased from CWCapital.
Like other states, Virginia has strict age limits to buy cigarettes and alcohol. But young people often have little trouble purchasing those products: About one of every eight stores inspected by the state sells tobacco and booze to underage buyers.