General Assembly 2018

Governor Ralph Northam is calling state lawmakers back to work next month to pass a state budget.

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Governor Ralph Northam will be spending the next few weeks combing through more than 800 bills the General Assembly sent to his desk. And, he gets to make significant changes.

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Doctors in Virginia can now recommend medical marijuana if they decide it’s the best course of treatment for patients.  Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday signed measures expanding the state’s cannabis oil program. 

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Virginia’s Governor will call a special session so lawmakers can finish work on the state budget. They’re at an impasse over Medicaid expansion. But the disagreement isn’t between Republicans and Democrats, it’s between the House and Senate.

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Electric utility companies Dominion Energy and Appalachian Power have avoided Virginia regulators for several years, although that era may be coming to a close.