RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Gov. Terry McAuliffe has approved the design phase of a planned $300 million renovation at the state Capitol. McAuliffe had suspended work on the project in June 2014, citing other budget needs. The Democratic governor allowed the state to issue bid requests earlier this month for architectural and engineering designs. Plans call for a new office building and parking deck for state lawmakers and the renovation of Richmond’s Old City Hall. McAuliffe spokesman Brian Coy says construction work hasn’t yet been authorized.