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Daily Clip 11/11/13
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TROUTMAN SANDERS

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Below are newspaper articles from around the Commonwealth that you may find of interest. These materials are to inform you of developments that may affect your business and are not to be considered legal advice. If you have any questions please contact Mike Woods.

 

McAuliffe hits the ground running, tries to lower tolls

Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe will try to renegotiate the terms of the Midtown and Downtown tunnel project to lower the tolls that are set to begin Feb. 1, spokesmen for his campaign and transition team said…

Recount likely as Attorney General margin tightens

As of Sunday night, Obenshain led by 17 votes out of more than 2.2 million cast, according to the State Board of Elections Web site…

E.W. Jackson to revive his advocacy group S.T.A.N.D.

E.W. Jackson, the GOP candidate for lieutenant governor, plans to revive his S.T.A.N.D. (Staying True to America’s National Destiny) organization after his defeat Tuesday…

6th District GOP plans Party canvass Nov. 21 to select state Senate nominee

The Eastern Shore and the rest of the 6th Senate District will host a Republican Party canvass on Thursday, Nov. 21 to selected a candidate for the state senate seat being vacated by Lt. Gov.-elect Ralph Northam…

12th District race was expensive, but cost of campaigns hard to tally

Joseph Yost and James Harder’s just-finished battle for the 12th District House of Delegates seat seems headed for the ranks of the region’s most expensive political campaigns. But calculating the monetary costs of the election…

Toll plantiffs seek another hearing by Va. High Court

The Hampton Roads plaintiffs who sued to stop tolls on the Downtown and Midtown tunnels want the Supreme Court of Virginia to take another look at their argument…

U.Va. stands to lose if Va. doesn’t expand Medicaid

The University of Virginia Medical Center could lose hundreds of millions of dollars over the next decade, said CEO R. Edward Howell, as provisions of the new health care law kick in…

Virginia Retirement System seeks path into investment management

The Virginia Retirement System wants authority from the General Assembly to manage investments for other government and, potentially, private funds — for a fee…

Shockoe Ballpark plan to top $200 million investment

Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones is expected to weave his personal story into the city’s historical ties to slavery today as he makes his pitch for a Shockoe Bottom development plan that includes both a baseball stadium and a heritage site to commemorate…

Walmart donates Civil War Battlefield acres to Va.

Fifty battlefield acres have been donated to the state by Walmart, concluding a once-contentious fight over a store the retail giant had proposed near the Wilderness Battlefield…

Tesla confirms 3rd fire in a Model S hatchback in five weeks

For most of this year, Tesla Motors has looked like the next Google or Apple. It turns out there are some potholes in Tesla's path….

Phones Imperil Fancy Cameras

Declining sales of high-end cameras and lenses are raising an alarming question for companies like Canon and Nikon Corp. Could the proliferation of camera-enabled, app-heavy smartphones be…

Chesterfield keeps muzzle on major plan

 

The Chesterfield Economic Development Authority is pushing forward a plan code-named "Project Bulldog” for a 404,200-square-foot warehouse in Meadowville Technology Park, directly across from the massive Amazon distribution center…

Immigrant designation aids Virginia Beach development

The developers of AsiaTown, a Virginia Beach complex that would feature Asian-themed retail spaces and restaurants, have won a designation that would allow foreigners to invest in the project in exchange for green cards…

Botetourt County OKs incentives for plant expansion, possibly 60 new jobs

 

A Botetourt County manufacturer whose product is exported for use in China’s steel industry broke ground Friday on a $4.2 million expansion in EastPark Commerce Center…

Postal Service to Make Sunday Deliveries for Amazon

 

The cash-short United States Postal Service, which has failed to win congressional approval to stop delivering mail on Saturdays to save money, has struck a deal with the online retailer Amazon.com to deliver the company’s packages on Sundays…

Downtown bank tower's rehab begins

The first stages of construction on a long dormant downtown skyscraper are taking shape. More than $500,000 worth of building permits were issued in late October for work on the Central National Bank building at 219 E. Broad St…

Reinhart right man for the job, most say

Earlier this year, when the Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners pondered whether to turn over the operations of the Port of Virginia to APM Terminals, one of the main ...

Denied meals tax, Chesterfield faces tough decisions

 

After the defeat of its meals tax proposal last week Chesterfield County has three unattractive options to complete the school and public safety projects that 70 percent of voters approved…

Mayor’s security will cost Richmond more than $300,000 this year

 

Late in 2008, after Dwight C. Jones was elected Richmond's mayor, he said he did not want a security entourage but also did not "want to make the ultimate sacrifice for this job…

Richmond agencies discuss transportation roles

 

The Richmond Metropolitan Authority has the operational ability and bonding authority to carry out regional transportation priorities. The Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization has the…

Parking lot or park? Alexandria Boat Club’s riverfront land prompts verbal battle

 

The Old Dominion Boat Club and the city of Alexandria squared off Thursday over what will become of the club’s King Street parking lot, in a preview of the arguments both will make in a public hearing later this month…

Shirking student population in Bedford division could change plans for new school

 

For years, Bedford has been known as one of the fastest-growing communities in Virginia. But slumping enrollment in the county's school system is not reflecting that moniker…

Virginia sets record for largest corn yield

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said Friday the state's corn yield as of Nov. 1 is estimated to be 150 bushels per acre. That's a record for the state…

Third plea in scheme to funnel IDs to illegal immigrants via the Virginia DMV

A third person pleaded guilty Thursday to participating in a conspiracy to get authentic state IDs for illegal immigrants by bribing a sympathetic Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles employee…

Advocates line up in defense of Maryland taxes

 

Sensing an election-year push to cut taxes in Maryland, advocates of environmental, health and social service programs are plotting to ensure that that doesn't happen…

As enrollment falls, Strayer takes cost-cutting measures

 

For-profit education companies such as Herndon-based Strayer face a challenging environment these days. Tougher government regulations and an uneven economic recovery have put pressure on programs, and many students who once filled classroom seats are now opting for lower-cost online degrees…

Virginia lawmakers weigh in on farm bill debate

In the coming weeks, the House of Representatives and Senate will be negotiating new terms for a five-year $500 billion Farm Bill, which covers food stamps, farm subsidies and other aspects the nation’s agriculture and nutrition programs…

Automatic spending cuts would bite more in 2014

 

The first year of automatic, across-the-board budget cuts didn't live up to the dire predictions from the Obama administration and others who warned of sweeping furloughs and big disruptions of government services. The second round just might…

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