Governor McDonnell said he was happy that most of his 218 amendments were adopted by the General Assembly, but unhappy at some actions taken in the one-day reconvened session yesterday. He still can exercise his line-item veto power on budget items.
Former Governor Doug Wilder has remained active since he left office in 1994 serving as a college professor, editorial contributor to various state newspapers and Mayor of Richmond. Now the nation’s first elected African American Governor is writing a book.
The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education will present its Fifth Annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy tonight at the Country Club of Virginia. The Awards are scholarships at each Community College are given in the name of the winners.
Senator Mark Warner is playing a major role in one of the most important pieces of legislation up for consideration in Congress this year. Manuel Quinones reports from WCVE's Capitol Hill Bureau in Washington.