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07 Apr 2010

Gov. McDonnell Extends ‘Pothole Blitz’

Virginia’s “pothole blitz” has been so successful that Gov. Bob McDonnell has extended the initiative until April 15. The pothole blitz originally was scheduled only for the month of March. Since March 1, the Virginia Department of Transportation has patched, filled or repaired more than 120,000 potholes, McDonnell said.

04 Mar 2010

‘Pothole Blitz’ Seeks to Repair Roads

A gap in the state budget isn’t the only hole Virginia officials are trying to fill. They’re also trying to plug potholes that harsh winter weather has left on roads throughout the commonwealth.

Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking Virginians to help the Virginia Department of Transportation in a “Pothole Blitz” aimed at repairing the damage.

Read Samantha Downing’s story here or in the Gainesville Times.

04 Mar 2010

Legislature OKs Tastings in ABC Stores

Virginians soon may be able to try before they buy at their local ABC store. The General Assembly has passed a bill allowing wine and liquor tasting events at the government-run outlets. Read Rebecca Leon’s story on RichmondBizSense.com.