- Gov. McAuliffe announces settlement on Route 460 project Updated: Jul-02-15 3:17 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a $149 million settlement Thursday with the builders of a failed toll road project that would have paralleled the existing U.S. 460 from Suffolk to Petersburg.
- Distillery to open in downtown Newport News Updated: Jul-01-15 11:53 am
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia - A bourbon distillery is coming to downtown Newport News.
- Company expansions planned in Harrisonburg, Carroll County Updated: Jun-30-15 1:35 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe says company expansions in Harrisonburg and Carroll County will create nearly 50 jobs.
- Gay marriage ruling both celebrated, denounced in Va. Updated: Jun-26-15 12:20 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry was both celebrated and denounced in Virginia, where such marriages began more than eight months ago.
- With McAuliffe in office, old friends find new opportunities Updated: Jun-26-15 11:40 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Terry McAuliffe's move from national Democratic political insider to Virginia governor has meant new opportunities for some of his longtime friends.
- NAACP takes aim at Confederate flag over Va. interstate Updated: Jun-26-15 5:58 am
STAFFORD, Virginia - Civil rights leaders are rallying opposition to a Confederate battle flag that flies over Interstate 95 in Virginia.
- Richmond monument to Confederacy President Davis vandalized Updated: Jun-25-15 3:23 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Amid calls for Confederate symbols to come down around the South, a monument to Confederacy President Jefferson Davis was vandalized in Richmond, spray-painted with the phrase "Black Lives Matter."
- Virginia governor hails high court ruling on health care Updated: Jun-25-15 12:16 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is hailing the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows about 285,000 Virginians to continue receiving federal subsidies on health insurance plans purchased through on a federal marketplace.
- Company to relocate to Glade Spring, bringing 140 jobs Updated: Jun-25-15 7:01 am
GLADE SPRING, Virginia - Qore Systems, a manufacturer of hand purifiers, is relocating its operation from Arizona to the Highlands Business Park in Glade Spring, bringing 140 jobs to the area.
- Va. gov: Panel to study criminal justice reforms, parole Updated: Jun-24-15 11:07 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he's forming a commission to study potential criminal justice reforms and whether Virginia's parole abolition in the 1990s has been good for the state.
- Lawmaker wants Confederate flag removed from Capitol grounds Updated: Jun-23-15 8:13 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A Montgomery lawmaker on Tuesday said Alabama should remove Confederate flags that fly outside the Alabama Capitol next to a towering monument to Confederate soldiers.
- A look at calls to remove Confederate symbols across South Updated: Jun-23-15 6:25 pm
Following a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a bipartisan mix of officials across the country is calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.
- Virginia governor wants Confederate flag off license plates Updated: Jun-23-15 1:46 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday that he's moving to have the Confederate flag banished from state license plates in the wake of a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
- Governors' trade missions have uneven record of success Updated: Jun-22-15 5:08 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Governors across the country have been packing their bags for all-expenses-paid trade missions abroad, spending taxpayer dollars on costly trips that have an uneven track record of yielding any tangible benefits for their states.
- McAuliffe touts benefits of 6-nation European trip Updated: Jun-18-15 1:05 pm
PARIS - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to return Friday from a six-country European tour designed to bring foreign investment to Virginia.
- Prosecutor says detention of Virginia student was justified Updated: Jun-17-15 5:06 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - A prosecutor said Wednesday that he found no evidence of excessive force or racism by officers involved in the arrest of a University of Virginia student who was bloodied and pinned to the ground in an incident that drew widespread attention.
- German discount grocer Lidl US headquarters set for Virginia Updated: Jun-12-15 11:30 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - German discount supermarket chain Lidl will build its U.S. headquarters and a separate distribution center in Virginia, creating 700 jobs, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday.
- Leaders in both parties claim victories after Va. primaries Updated: Jun-10-15 3:45 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Leaders in both Republican and Democratic parties got what they wanted out of Virginia's primary elections and said they are now well positioned for the November general election.
- Howell defeats tea party foe in GOP primary for state House Updated: Jun-09-15 10:14 pm
FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia - Virginia GOP House Speaker William J. Howell has won re-election in the GOP primary, easily dispatching a tea party foe who was once his political protege.
- Siobhan Dunnavant wins Republican primary Updated: Jun-09-15 8:47 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Siobhan Dunnavant has won the Republican primary for a Richmond-area Senate district.
- Va. governor snares nearly 1,200 jobs in Euro trade trip Updated: Jun-09-15 9:55 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - On day two of a European trade mission, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has snared nearly 1,200 jobs for Virginia.
- VCU rector-elect not reappointed to board by Gov. McAuliffe Updated: Jun-06-15 11:32 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has chosen not to reappoint two newly elected top-ranking officials to Virginia Commonwealth University's leadership board.
- McAuliffe embarking on trade mission to Europe Updated: Jun-05-15 1:48 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is headed to Europe next week for a whirlwind trade mission across the continent.
- Governor says Virginia tourism revenues likely to top $22B Updated: Jun-03-15 4:56 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia tourism revenues are likely to exceed $22.4 billion in 2014, a 4.1 percent increase Gov. Terry McAuliffe credits in part to the state's rising culinary profile.
- Governor's ethics panel says more ethics reforms needed Updated: Jun-03-15 1:12 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The leaders of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's ethics committee say Virginia has much work left to do in cleaning up its state government.