Facebook Invests $1 Billion In Virginia

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, announced Thursday that Facebook will build its next data center in Henrico County, which is just outside Richmond. Facebook plans to invest $1 billion in the state in all. The company is putting $750 million into construction and $250 million to multiple solar facilities that will power the data center, McAuliffe said.

Va. Pubcaster Shares Plans For Auction $

Leaders of Virginia’s Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corp. told community members at a town hall Thursday that they plan to invest the station’s $182 million in spectrum auction winnings in expanded community service and a foundation to promote public media.

Big Television Ad Buy In Va. House Races

Two Northern Virginia Republicans running for the House of Delegates will launch a $336,000 TV ad campaign on Wednesday that links their Democratic rivals to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s plan to turn Interstate 66 inside the Washington Beltway into a toll road for some commuters.

Va. Governor Targets Public Broadcasting

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell on Wednesday proposed ending state taxpayer funding of public broadcasting in Virginia by asking legislators to slash $4 million over the next two years as part of $35 million in budget cuts.

Va. Governor Targets Public Broadcasting

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell on Wednesday proposed ending state taxpayer funding of public broadcasting in Virginia by asking legislators to slash $4 million over the next two years as part of $35 million in budget cuts.