Gov. Bob McDonnell signed Virginia’s first tax credit incentives for film production this week, a milestone for economic development in a year where revenues are tight. But McDonnell cited the 14 to 1 return on investment that incentives like this generate as more than attractive.
Hours after state Senator Robert Hurt won the Republican nomination in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District, both Feda Morton and Ron Ferrin emailed their supporters to congratulate the new nominee and to pledge their support for his candidacy (other former opponents might have sent similar emails, but I only received them from Morton and Ferrin). Jim […]
There is a lot of discussion surrounding the slow-motion “realignment” of the college sports conferences (a.k.a., the Big 12’s death march). Much of it has been a slew of laments that the institutions of higher learning are looking for the best financial deal they can get from the Big 10 or the Pac-10. “Purists” galore […]
We all know liberals are unimaginative and often hypocritical (i.e. criticizing the tea party movement at every turn even after their failed and utterly unoriginal “coffee parties”) but there for the most part there has been professional courtesy in the Virginia political blogosphere.
The Virginia General Assembly’s Joint Rules Committee met yesterday and approved $3.3 million in legislative savings for fiscal year 2010.
Virginia joins an MOU to form the Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Consortium, along with nine other states and DOI Secretary Salazar. And Virginia is chosen as the location for the new DOI renewable energy office. Offshore wind gains momentum in the Commonwealth!