General Assembly 2018

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There was a sense of celebration Thursday at the Capitol in Richmond as the Governor signed a new two-year budget that includes Medicaid expansion.

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State lawmakers have signed off on a budget that includes increased spending on K-12 education, health care, and raises for state employees. But the outlook for higher education funding is mixed.

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After years of political fighting, Virginia has voted to expand Medicaid and provide health insurance to approximately 400,000 low-income Virginians.

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After years of holding out, Virginia is on the verge of passing Medicaid expansion and providing health insurance to 400,000 low-income Virginians. Despite last minute political maneuvering by Republicans opposed to the measure, things look set for a vote Wednesday morning.

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Lots of talk but no action on the floor of the Virginia Senate Tuesday.

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