A bill that would re-regulate public utility companies like Dominion Energy is headed to Governor Northam’s desk. Opponents say the legislation could raise customers monthly bills to pay for new construction projects.
In the wake of Florida’s deadly school shooting, Virginia’s U.S. Senator Tim Kaine met this morning/Monday with a group of concerned moms in Richmond’s chapter of the national group “Moms Demand Action.”
A new report released yesterday (2/22) shows Virginia schools are still very behind when it comes to funding distribution for schools with high concentrated poverty. The General Assembly isn’t doing much to change that.
The figure has been used over and over: nearly 400,000 Virginians in the Medicaid gap. It’s estimated that if the General Assembly agrees on Medicaid expansion – about 300,000 of those in the gap will sign up for coverage. But who are those individuals exactly?
Jeff Schapiro joins WCVE's Craig Carper for this week's political analysis. Topics include the state House and Senate working towards reconciliation of their respective budgets, a divide on Medicaid expansion, and new regulation for electric utilities.