McDonnell says that he is “undecided” on whether or not Virginia’s notoriously weak ethics and disclosure laws need to be reformed.

FBI Inquiry Into Ties To Donor Clouds Virginia Governor’s Future



Star Scientific Inc. (STSI) Chief Executive Officer Jonnie Williams treated Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell to a $2,268 vacation getaway. When the Republican governor’s daughter married in 2011, Williams paid $15,000 for the catering. And the company Williams runs, a money-losing maker of dietary supplements based in Glen Allen, Virginia, spent $7,383 on a trip for McDonnell to Massachusetts and more than $100,000 funding his campaigns, according to state filings.