Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton loom over Virginia 2018 Senate race

A Senate race between Hillary Clinton’s running mate and a candidate characterized as the Donald Trump of Virginia is likely to garner massive national attention, even if it isn’t competitive—and for now, polls indicate it isn’t. President Trump’s approval rating took its toll on Republicans in Virginia’s 2017 state elections, while Clinton has drawn little […]

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Audit reviews Va. airports’ funds use

One of two outdoor escalators is lifted into place in front of the airport terminal building in this file photo of improvements made at the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. (Joe Fudge / Daily Press) Except for two airports’ purchases of cleaning and de-icing chemicals, Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport was the only facility in the state […]

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Rep. Bobby Scott tours Newport News public housing complex

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Rep. Bobby Scott toured the Marshall Courts pubic housing complex on Monday morning. His tour followed a meeting with representatives of the Housing Authorities of Hampton Roads, where Scott discussed possible funding cuts for federal housing under the Trump administration’s proposed budget, Scott’s office said. "It’s a matter of priorities. What […]

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New fixture at Newport News Shipbuilding set to ‘revolutionize’ submarine construction

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Shipbuilding has lifted and mounted a new 400-ton caisson unit to its Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility that the company says will revolutionize submarine construction. “[It] revolutionize[s] how we build submarines for our country,” said Matt Needy, Newport News’ vice president of operations. “A fixture of this magnitude allows us […]

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