General Assembly 2017

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Virginia’s lawmakers will be in Richmond next week to put the final touches on the state’s budget. As Mallory Noe-Payne reports, there are some last minute disagreements on money between Republicans and Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe.

Virginia Governor Renews Push to Expand Medicaid

Mar 28, 2017
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After Congress’ failure last week to pass an overhaul of healthcare, it looks like the Affordable Care Act will remain the law of the land. For Virginia, that means Governor Terry McAuliffe is taking the opportunity to revive his long-standing push to expand Medicaid coverage in the state.

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It’s budget time across Virginia. That means that city councils and boards of supervisors are trying to balance the books for fiscal year 2018. And, as Michael Pope reports, many of them are struggling with the same problem.

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Lawmakers are back in their districts this morning after a breakneck General Assembly session in Richmond. What did they accomplish? Michael Pope takes this look at the 2017 session.

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Virginia’s longstanding Speaker of the House of Delegates is stepping down after 14 years. Michael Pope has the story.

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