General Dynamics to buy CSRA for almost $7 billion

The defense contractor General Dynamics will spend almost $7 billion to acquire CSRA with the Trump administration pushing defense spending aggressively higher.

Virginia’s state-owned liquor stores sell nearly $1 billion

Virginia’s state-owned liquor stores had nearly $1 billion in sales last fiscal year.

Airplane noise complaints up at Reagan National and Dulles

Residents from across the Washington region have filed a record number of noise complaints for flights from Reagan National and Dulles International airports last year.

Self-driving cars to be tested on Virginia Express Lanes

The state of Virginia is moving forward with testing the possibility of allowing autonomous, or self-driving, cars on express lanes of Interstates 95 and 495.

Lawmakers call for overhaul of Metro governance, funding

A group of Maryland lawmakers has proposed an overhaul of the Washington-area subway system that would give the struggling rail network the dedicated funding its leaders say it needs.

Justice Dept. probing Booz Allen Hamilton’s accounting

Defense and spy-agency contractor Booz Allen Hamilton says the Justice Department is investigating its accounting and the way it charges the government.

Virginia unemployment claims hit 43-year low

Unemployment claims filed in Virginia last year were at their lowest level in more than 40 years.

Richmond pays $138K to Redskins for training camp

Richmond officials have paid more than $138,000 to the Washington Redskins for the privilege of hosting the NFL team’s training camp this year.

Report: State salaries to lag private sector by 27 percent

A new report by the Virginia state government’s human resources boss says state employees’ salaries are set to lag behind the private sector by 27 percent.

Report anticipates lackluster economic growth in Virginia

While Virginia’s economy has improved since the end of the Great Recession, it hasn’t kept pace with growth nationally and appears to be decelerating, according to a report from Old Dominion University released Friday.