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Virginia Republican Bob Goodlatte represents the western part of the state, and he's come under recent fire for his involvement in President Trump's controversial travel ban. Goodlatte had his staff help President Trump craft the executive order. 

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Lawmakers started the session with a resolve to do something about the problem of mental illness in Virginia jails, an effort that has urgency this year because of a tragic death that happened last year. But as Michael Pope reports, now lawmakers are saying they can’t find the money to change the system.

 

Week Five at the General Assembly: Approaching the End

Feb 17, 2017
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Each week during Virginia's General Assembly we get a quick debrief on the action from reporter Michael Pope. This week was as busy one, as this year's session nears its end. 

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Lawmakers in Richmond are not moving forward with an effort to expand the number of psychiatric beds in Virginia. Michael Pope has the story.

Oil Change International

According to a new analysis released this week, two proposed pipeline projects in the state could have significant environmental impacts.

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