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From designer clothes to orange robes

March 2, 2015 Executive Editor 0

A remorseful Maureen McDonnell stood Friday Feb, 20 in a federal courtroom where she had been convicted of taking bribes and asked a judge for leniency. He responded by sentencing the former first lady to 12 months and one day in prison.

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29-hour work week a misguided directive

April 11, 2013 Executive Editor 14

McDonnell recently announced a directive calling for all state agencies to limit the workload of hourly employees to 29 hours per week. The directive circumvents the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), which mandates that all state agencies or businesses with more than 50 employees provide health insurance to those who work at least 30 hours per week.