Jeff Schapiro joins WCVE's Craig Carper for this week's political analysis. Topics include Governor Northam's vetoed bills, the removal of taxes intended for northern Virginia's public transit systems, and a surprise mayoral election in Virginia Beach.
State legislators continue to debate about whether or not to expand Medicaid. One of Senate Republicans’ primary concerns: federal instability surrounding the Affordable Care Act.
Virginia Democratic Senator Tim Kaine said yesterday (4/18) he was “heartened” to hear about CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, but says he still will not support him for Secretary of State.
Over a dozen Democratic lawmakers are calling on Governor Ralph Northam and the Department of Environmental Quality to impose additional reviews and stricter environmental regulation of the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline and Atlantic Coast Pipeline.