VCU study: Public divided on offshore drilling

In the wake of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, President Barack Obama plans to reverse his decision to allow lease sales for oil exploration off the coast of Virginia. That is a setback for Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, who has made a push for offshore drilling a key part of his… Read more »

Millionaires, thank you very much

For most businesses and consumers in this economy, it may not feel as if Virginia is rolling in cash, but a recent survey says differently.

Gubernatorial candidates need jobs too

Campaigning to be the next governor of Virginia is a full-time job, but that isn’t stopping two of the four candidates from earning a salary. Republican candidate Bob McDonnell and Democrat R. Creigh Deeds are both earning paychecks from separate Virginia law firms, according to a story in today’s Washington Post. “I’m doing what I… Read more »