Thursday, April 4, 2013
The vote divided Loudoun's delegation to the General Assembly, and not just along party lines.
By Mark Robinson Capital News Service The General Assembly on Wednesday narrowly approved an amendment by Gov. Bob McDonnell that will prohibit certain health insurance companies in Virginia from providing coverage for women seeking an abortion. McDonnell added the anti-abortion amendment to House Bill 1900, sponsored by Delegate Thomas Davis Rust (R-86)), who ultimately voted against it. The assembly passed the bill in February to comply with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Under the system, Virginians who cannot afford health insurance will participate in a federally operated health insurance exchange. McDonnell’s amendment will prohibit insurers participating in the exchange from covering abortion except in the …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Senate bills could keep option pushed by Gov. McDonnell alive this session.
Tuesday, January 15
By Sam Isaacs Capital News Service RICHMOND – Gov. Bob McDonnell and other key Republicans, as well as Democratic legislators, say they are disappointed that a House subcommittee today killed proposals to automatically restore the voting rights of nonviolent felons who have served their prison sentences. “I am very disappointed in today’s vote against these constitutional amendments. Once individuals have served their time and paid their fines, restitution and other costs, they should have the opportunity to rejoin society as fully contributing members,” McDonnell said. The constitutional amendments subcommittee of the House Privileges and Elections Committee considered, and folded together, nine constitutional amendments introduced by …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
iGATE expects to bring 250 jobs to its Sterling office in the next few years.
An international integrated technology and operations company on Wednesday announced plans for a $1 million investment Center Oak Plaza in Sterling expected to provide 250 jobs during the next two to three years. iGATE Corporation joins Loudoun's international business base of more than 80 firms from 24 countries. “The Commonwealth was picked over other states considered due to our pro-business environment and proximity to an ample resource of skilled technical workers,” said Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) in a press release. “iGATE’s new operation in Loudoun County will expand the company’s U.S. presence in the Washington, DC, metropolitan market. According to several releases about the announcement, iGATE the company performs a wide range of …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Gov. McDonnell is positioned to named new members to the MWAA board, which oversees the Dulles rail project.