Cuccinelli moves forward on UVA documents maintains possible fraud

Friday, May 28, 2010

Cuccinelli moves forward on UVA documents maintains possible fraud

RICHMOND (May 28, 2010) 4:47 p.m. – The attorney general’s office received a copy of the University of Virginia’s petition to the court challenging the request of documents and emails of former professor Michael Mann. We are reviewing the petition, and we are negotiating with UVA’s attorneys to establish a briefing schedule to allow this […]

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McDonnell: Outright cancellation of offshore drilling unnecessary

Thursday, May 27, 2010

McDonnell: Outright cancellation of offshore drilling unnecessary

President Obama announced that the White House is canceling Lease Sale 220 off the coast of Virginia scheduled for 2012. Governor Bob McDonnell said he understands but thinks that outright cancellation is not the only alternative. McDonnell in a statement: “While I respect his decision, and the need for delay and investigation, I do not […]

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Party leaders take issue with county’s proposed meeting room ban

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Party leaders take issue with county’s proposed meeting room ban

As proposed, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors meeting room would be used for “government purposes only.” That leaves the Roanoke County Republican and Democratic Committees out in the cold. At Tuesday’s 3:00 p.m. board meeting the county attorney, Paul Mahoney prepared a policy that would limit use of the board’s meeting room to board […]

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Cuccinelli’s health care lawsuit meets a motion to dismiss

Monday, May 24, 2010

Cuccinelli's health care lawsuit meets a motion to dismiss

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in a Monday evening press release said that the federal government responded to Virginia’s lawsuit over the recently enacted federal health care law with a motion to dismiss the suit. In the motion to dismiss the suit, the federal government argued: that as of matter of jurisdiction and procedure, Virginia has no […]

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New state-federal task force launched to fight financial fraud

Friday, May 21, 2010

RICHMOND (May 21, 2010) – Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and federal and state officials today announced the creation of the Virginia Financial and Securities Fraud Task Force, an unprecedented partnership between criminal investigators and civil regulators to investigate and prosecute complex financial fraud cases in Virginia and the nation. The attorney general, Neil MacBride – […]

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McDonnell makes improvements in restoration of felon voting rights

Thursday, May 20, 2010

RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell today announced his Administration’s streamlined restoration of rights procedures. Highlighted by a 60-day turnaround period on all completed applications compared to the previous standard of six months to one year or more. The period for non-violent felons will be reduced from the current three years to two years.  McDonnell also announced […]

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Cuccinelli said he would fight with Washingon – video

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Cuccinelli said he would fight with Washingon - video

UVA gets July 26 extension for climate documents demanded by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli – see press release below. In Roanoke on July 4, 2009 then candidate for attorney general Ken Cuccinelli said, “You’ve got an attorney general that will fight with Washington.” Voters can’t say he didn’t warn them. Below is a recent press release […]

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SEC to seek comment on stock market circuit breaker rules

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

SEC to seek comment on stock market circuit breaker rules

The SEC staff is working with the markets to consider recalibrating market-wide circuit breakers currently on the books — none of which were triggered on May 6 when the DOW dropped 1000 points in minutes. These circuit breakers apply across all equity trading venues and the futures markets. The SEC is seeking comment on stock-by-stock […]

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Updated: Buena Vista Community Center usage after renovation

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Updated: Buena Vista Community Center usage after renovation

UPDATE May 18 – 5:30 pm: In an e-mail from assistant manager, Brian Townsend: “The [Scott and Ascension]Horchlers propose to continue to use a portion of the building as a ‘reception hall’ in a manner that the building had previously been utilized, and would renovate the remainder of the house as their residence. The property […]

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Attorney General Cuccinelli sues Cash-N-A-Flash

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Attorney General Cuccinelli sues Cash-N-A-Flash

RICHMOND (May 18, 2010) — Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, II filed a lawsuit today against CNC Financial Services, Inc., doing business as Cash-N-A-Flash, a Hampton-based auto “title lender,” for charging interest rates of 300 percent or more on its loans, in violation of Virginia’s Consumer Finance Act.  The alleged violations occurred during the period […]

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Pfizer restructuring includes closure of Richmond plant.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

In a May 18 press release Pfizer announced plans to cease production of consumer healthcare products at its plants in Richmond, Va., and Pearl River in the United States. Richmond’s Eastern Henrico plant will close and lose 550 jobs. The planned reductions will increase manufacturing efficiency and lower costs by more effectively using resources and […]

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Roanoke City Council mulls over sale of fire stations

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Roanoke City Council mulls over sale of fire stations

The sale of Fire Station #9 to Mahlon P. Maxey, Vice President of Maxey Seat Cover Center Inc. went smoothly at Monday’s 7:00 pm council meeting. With council member Anita Price absent the Mayor and five council members voted unanimously to approve the sale. The fire station #9 located at 514 24th St., NW, adjacent […]

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