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The chances for Medicaid expansion in Virginia crept up Thursday when a key Republican lawmaker from Southwest Virginia announced his support for the plan.


Terry Kilgore is a prominent conservative in Virginia politics.  Speaking on the John Fredericks Show, he says he now supports expanding the health insurance program for the poor, known as  Medicaid, if Virginia includes work requirements.

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How much control should local governments have over where cell towers go up? Lawmakers in Richmond are divided.

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Lawmakers are talking about investments in renewable sources of energy. But, as Michael Pope reports, some members of the General Assembly are frustrated by the discussion.

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Your power bill may be including a little something extra in the coming weeks. But will it be what you deserve? Lawmakers are dividing, and Michael Pope is at the Capitol with the latest.