Bob McDonnell Newswire

Bob McDonnell Newswire

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  1. McDonnell leaves a terrible legacy - especially for Hampton Roads driversRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Former Gov . Bob McDonnell built a legacy - all bad - with transportation projects in Hampton Roads.

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  2. McAuliffe signs bill that protects taxpayers in public-private dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... between Suffolk and Petersburg. Wetlands derailed plans for the road, which was a priority during former Gov. Bob McDonnell's term, but not before the state paid more than $250 million of a $1.4 billion contract to private developer US 460 Mobility ...

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  3. Route 460 SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WRVA-AM Richmond

    ... the Virginia Department of Transportation gave notice in April of plans to terminate the contract. Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's administration pushed hard for the road. But McAuliffe stopped work on the planned $1.4 billion, 55-mile highway last year ...

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  4. Gov. McAuliffe announces settlement on Route 460 projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... a single inch of new road. The cancelled toll road was supposed to be a landmark achievement for former Gov. Bob McDonnell , whose administration pushed hard on the deal. But McAuliffe stopped work on the planned $1.4 billion, 55-mile highway last ...

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  5. Taxpayers are out $214 million - and still no 460 highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Virginian-Pilot

    The state has struck a deal to recover $46 million of taxpayer money from a private developer for work that was never done on a 55-mile highway that was never built, according to sources in Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration. Under the settlement, US 460 Mobility Partners will keep about $210 million of the payments it received under former Gov. Bob McDonnell and waive a claim to an additional $103 million, according to the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because McAuliffe planned to announce the agreement today.

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  6. Should Virginia politicians be able to draw their own districts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Potomac Local

    What does this mean? It means that the politicians you're voting for get to draw the districts you vote in, potentially deciding who your elected representatives are, as they're allowed to draw the districts to advantage or disadvantage whomever they chose. The districts were thrown out, and will have to be redrawn in a special session by September 1. A similar lawsuit regarding gerrymandering for House lines goes to trial on July 9. "Ultimately, if you gave politicians the opportunity to draw the lines to advantage themselves, they will do just that," said University of Mary Washington professor and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies Stephen Farnsworth.

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  7. Republican Bob Wood Running Again for Alexandria City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Patch.com

    ... Association. Wood is also a board member of The Fairfax, a military retirement home. He was appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell to serve on the Virginia Commission on Military and National Security Facilities, which worked to promote Virginia businesses ...

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  8. Familiar face to become CEO of Inova's Center for Personalized HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Journal

    ... has served as chairman of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce , and was tapped by Virginia Govs. Bob McDonnell and Jim Gilmore for positions on three state commissions. In a February cover story in the Washington Business Journal, Stottlemyer ...

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  9. Dean of Continuing and Professional Studies school to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Cavalier Daily

    ... Tim Kaine to replace a member who could not complete his term. Cannaday was then reappointed by former Gov. Bob McDonnell and current Gov. Terry McAuliffe, making him one of few to serve on the board for more than eight years. Cannaday was elected ...

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  10. Democrat joins race for DeSteph's Virginia House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... February he would run for the 82nd House seat as a Republican. His resume as a consultant includes former Gov. Bob McDonnell, Portsmouth Councilman Danny Meeks, Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney Colin Stolle and Del. Glenn Davis. No ...

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  11. Christie To Announce Tuesday That He's Running For PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | National Public Radio

    ... with close advisers and several political operatives who worked on the campaigns of former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia. Christie has spent all or part of 218 days out of state since he was sworn in to a second term last year, mostly ...

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  12. Democrat joins race for DeSteph's Beach House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... February he would run for the 82nd House seat as a Republican. His resume as a consultant includes former Gov. Bob McDonnell, Portsmouth City Councilman Danny Meeks, Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney Colin Stolle and Del. Glenn Davis. The ...

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  13. Sources: Christie Will Announce Candidacy for President on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... with close advisers and several political operatives who worked on the campaigns of former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia. Christie has spent all or part of 218 days out of state since he was sworn in to a second term last year, mostly ...

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  14. Portsmouth woman regains right to vote, wants to help others do the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... felons' civil rights, which include holding public office and serving on a jury. McAuliffe's predecessor, Bob McDonnell, streamlined the process and restored the rights of more than 8,000 people, nearly twice as many as any previous administration. ...

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  15. Put them awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... the comment box at the end of each entry. Re 'McDonnells seen together' (front page, June 19): Former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, offended the people of Virginia by grossly taking advantage of his elected position as our governor. I ...

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  16. McAuliffe widens felon voting rights restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... They must wait several years until after their sentence to apply. McAuliffe's predecessor, former Gov. Bob McDonnell, also pushed the cause, but neither has been able to win legislative approval for automatic restorations. The ACLU said Tuesday that ...

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  17. Hood says Mississippi settles some tobacco claims for $15MRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... should pay $8 million on other issues. Star Scientific later abandoned selling cigarettes. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted in September on charges of doing favors for Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams in exchange for more ...

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  18. AG Says Mississippi Settles Tobacco ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... by making cigarettes for the company Star Scientific and not reporting profits or shipments. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were later convicted on charges of doing favors for Star Scientific's owner in exchange for more than $165,000 in ...

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  19. Virtual High School Limited to 100 Students in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Heartland Institute

    ... had sponsored the bill passed back in 2010 to setup the guidelines . It was signed into law by then Gov. Bob McDonnell (R). Bell said , "This is a tight grip on who and how many a This is not the same thing we've been working [towards] for five ...

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  20. McDonnell and wife seen together at Virginia Beach charity comedy showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Virginian-Pilot

    After months of arriving to court separately and saying they were estranged, former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, sat with each other at a Saturday comedy show in Virginia Beach, giving some in attendance the impression they are together again. The former first couple with appeals of their corruption convictions pending and facing the possibility of prison sat several rows back from the stage at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts during the performance.

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