Anne Marie Morgan

Richmond Bureau Chief, Virginia Public Radio

Anne Marie Morgan whose reporting can regularly be heard on our Morning Edition and All Things Considered state and regional newscasts is one of the most experienced State Capitol broadcast journalists in Virginia.

In addition to providing content to Virginia Public Radio member stations, Anne Marie has also worked as an anchor and Capitol Reporter for the Virginia News Network.

She previously worked as State Capitol Reporter for WTVR-TV, WRIC-TV, and Virginia-PBS Television, where she hosted and co-produced a variety of television programs, including Capitol Views and Virginia Legislature: The Week. She also reported Virginia news for two national networks, USA Radio News and International Media Service News.

To reach Anne Marie, please contact our newsroom.

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Environment
7:24 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Proves Challenging

Credit www.chesapeakebaysampler.com

Leaders of Virginia’s largest organization representing farmers say they were “startled” when state Attorney General Mark Herring filed an amicus brief supporting the Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan that’s being challenged in federal court. The American Farm Bureau Federation had challenged the multi-state agreement, saying the federal Clean Water Act gives individual states—NOT the Environmental Protection Agency—the authority to determine how to curtail pollutants and clean up the water. A U.S. District court has upheld the plan, which is estimated to cost residents 15-billion dollars. 

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Government & Politics
7:45 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Governor Terry McAuliffe: The First 100 Days

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Governor McAuliffe is touting his first 100 days in office and outlining the accomplishments achieved by his administration so far.  He delivered his remarks to state agency officials and cabinet secretaries at the Library of Virginia-and thanked them for the work they have done.  The Governor was especially enthusiastic about his pursuit of new economic development agreements. . . 

McAuliffe announced creation of nearly 5,000 jobs and said he had spent much of his time forging deals-since defense cuts have generated a need to diversify the state’s economy.

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Lower Levels of Emissions
7:40 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Virginia Clean Cities Representatives Talk Natural Gas at Expo

Representatives of Virginia Clean Cities joined car manufacturers and industry experts at a Richmond Expo to showcase new technologies and vehicles powered by natural gas.  They say such vehicles can produce significantly lower levels of emissions than traditional fuel sources….and that switching one waste truck has the pollution-reduction impact of removing 325 cars from the road.

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Government & Politics
7:45 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Cantor Agrees - Government could Help Foster Innovation in Start-Ups

Government needs to foster a climate of creativity and technological innovation so that entrepreneurial ideas and start-ups can flourish. That’s the conclusion of U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who met Monday with members of a Richmond start-up and tech community that promotes creativity and collaboration.

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Marketplace Virginia
4:32 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

State Senate Passes Budget

The Virginia Senate has passed its version of the state budget for the next two fiscal years, which begin on July 1st.  

Senators introduced the spending bill proposed by Governor McAuliffe, then added their own touches— including Marketplace Virginia, the private-insurance alternative to Medicaid expansion. But by the end of the day the Senate and the House were no closer to resolving their budget stalemate. 

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