McLEAN, Va. (AP) - Court papers show a Florida congressman lost $18 million in a scheme that cheated him and more than 100 other people out of money. Florida Democrat Alan Grayson should have been able to cash in on tens of millions of dollars in returns on his stock portfolio, but prosecutors say a Virginia man behind the scheme sold the stocks out from under Grayson.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is set to recommend new funding for prisoner re-entry and rights restoration when lays out his two-year spending plan next week. Officials said Monday that McDonnell's budget will include funding for both policy areas.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A newly formed Harrisonburg company is planning to reopen a former Pilgrim's Pride poultry processing facility, creating the equivalent of 102 full-time jobs. Gov. Bob McDonnell said Monday that Shenandoah Processing will invest more than $2.2 million in the project.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The recount in Virginia's historically close race for attorney general is taking shape. The recount court met for the first time Monday in Richmond to establish rules for a recount that begins in one week. Republican Mark Obenshain sought the recount after he trailed Democrat Mark Herring by a scant 165 votes.
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