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GOP Says No To Medicaid Expansion

Virginia House Republicans reaffirm Medicaid opposition

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April 13, 2014

Landes Urges Governor To End Current Budget Impasse

Delegate Steve Landes (R- Augusta) says he believes Governor McAuliffe does not understand Virginia's budget process.

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April 11, 2014

Increase In Admissions Of Mental Health Patients

More patients are being admitted to mental health facilities under temproary detention orders.

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April 10, 2014

Route 29 Advisory Panel Considers Options

An advisory panel that's trying to find a solution for Route 29 congestion keeps searching for common ground


April 10, 2014

Slight Increase In Regional Jobless Rate

The unemployment rate for our area rose between January and February.

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April 10, 2014

Latest “Muzzle Awards” From Free Speech Center

A local free speech center has awarded more muzzles.

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April 8, 2014

Albemarle Taxpayers Give Budget Feedback To Supervisors

Many Albemarle residents took one more shot Tuesday night at influencing the county supervisors before they set tax rates.

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April 8, 2014

Governor Amends Bill Dealing With Lawmakers Ethics

Governor McAuliffe has amended legislation that involves the ethics of Virginia lawmakers.

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April 7, 2014

Area Residents Speak Out on Taxes And Proposed Budget Items

Charlottesville residents and others speak out on cigarette taxes and the city's proposed budget.

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April 7, 2014

Governor Signs Mental Health Reform Bill

Virginia is getting a new mental health services law that was prompted by the experiences of State Senator Creigh Deeds.

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April 5, 2014

Lawmakers Return To Deal With Budget Stalemate

Some state lawmakers resume work on a new budget Monday.

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April 5, 2014

ACLU Welcomes Veto Of School-Related Bill

ACLU Welcomes Governor McAuliffe's veto of school-related legislation.

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April 3, 2014

Miller Center Director Baliles To Retire

Former Governor Gerald Baliles plans to retire after running UVA's Miller Center for eight years.

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April 3, 2014

Gas Prices Have Little Impact On Travel Plans

AAA-Virginia says many drivers are now accustomed to gas prices that exceed $3 per gallon.

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April 2, 2014

VDOT Urged To Sell Property In Western Bypass Route

Some homeowners who live near the proposed western bypass want VDOT to act promptly.

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April 2, 2014

Group Says Too Many Inmates Locked Up For Too Long

A nonprofit group is urging Virginia to shrink its prison population.

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April 2, 2014

Shaun Kenney Of Fluvanna To Manage State GOP

Shaun Kenney of Fluvanna County is the new Executive Director of Virginia's GOP.

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April 2, 2014

Bill Dealing With Sterilization Victims To Be Considered

One piece of legislation that's still pending in Richmond deals with victims of forced sterilization.

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March 30, 2014

Virginia Gets New Voter ID Law This Summer

Virginia's requirements for a voter ID will change in July.

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March 30, 2014

Governor Promotes Budget Before State Police Association

Governor McAuliffe has met with the State Police Association to pitch his budget ideas.

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