- Data on adult-education students missing | The Richmond Times-Dispatch
- VDOE loses flash drive with personal information of 103,270 adult ed students | The Daily Press
A new report card grading Virginia’s network of roads, bridges, dams, water systems and other vital infrastructure gives the state a barely passing grade of D+.The state was rated in 13 categories by the state section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, which released a summary of its findings Wednesday.
RICHMOND — Virginia faces the prospect of cutting an additional $883 million from its already lean six-year transportation program, state officials said Wednesday.The grim report delivered to the Commonwealth Transportation Board was based on a prolonged economic downturn that has eroded revenue normally earmarked for roads, rail and transit.
Audit Shows Failure of Virginia Computer Upgrade | IT Business Edge
Auditors slam Northrop’s $2B Virginia outsourcing contract | Washington Technology
A Slow March to Change | The Washington Post
LEXINGTON, Va. — Freshmen at Virginia Military Institute are called rats. And on this morning, they are up before the sun. One by one, they emerge through a stone archway beneath the gothic parapets of their barracks, salute a statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson, fall into columns by height and march east to the mess hall for a breakfast of bacon, eggs and bellowing.Inside, first-year cadets sit as straight as their chair backs and speak only in loud formalities: “BROTHER RAT, PLEASE PASS THE SALT.” The slightest lapse can unleash a torrent of verbal abuse from an upper-class cadet.
WISE — Virginia 9th District Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Abingdon, is proposing a new three-tiered permitting system to be presented to the Army Corps of Engineers during a hearing today on the agency’s proposal to eliminate the Nationwide Permit 21 for surface mining in the Appalachian region.
RICHMOND, Va.–(Business Wire)– CommonwealthRx announced today that it is rapidly moving forward in its mission to facilitate adoption of e-prescribing in Virginia with the new launch of its website and hotline support for prescribers and pharmacists. CommonwealthRx staff spoke at the annual meeting of the Virginia Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) regarding its vision to improve patient safety, quality of care and cost-effectiveness through electronic prescribing and medication management.
A proposed change to the state lottery system could give you another chance to strike it rich. The companies that run the Powerball and Mega-Millions lotteries have reached a tentative deal to offer both games in states across the country.
The Supreme Court of Virginia will hear the appeal of the Episcopal Church, which is trying to keep ownership of nine properties in a highly publicized dispute with a group of breakaway conservative congregations.
George Mason apparently has edged past Virginia Commonwealth as the state’s largest university.
Virginia’s public school divisions can compete for $119 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act bond authorizations to make existing schools more environment -friendly, Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced Wednesday.
YORK — Naval Weapons Station Yorktown made the cut as a site to consolidate five companies of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment at one base.
NORFOLK – For nearly a year, environmentalists have argued that a coal-fired power plant in Surry County would pollute theChesapeake Bay watershed.
Virginia’s fourth- and eighth-graders perform better in mathematics than their peers nationwide, but less than half have a solid grasp of the subject.
The National Law Journal has a very detailed article about the prospects for a national bar exam, noting that as many as 32 states are giving serious consideration to standardizing lawyer credentials nationwide.
Why he’s brave: He’s taking on the nation’s neglected prison system.Quote: “I think you can be a law-and-order leader and still understand that the criminal justice system as we understand it today is broken.”