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(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
March 11, 2019 - 5:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's 2020 budget plan calls for a nationwide work requirement for low-income adults getting health insurance through the federal-state Medicaid program. A national work requirement would reduce Medicaid spending by $130 billion over 10 years, according to the...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
December 13, 2018 - 11:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wants to boost state spending on school counselors as a way to keep kids safer. The Democratic governor announced Thursday that he plans to ask the Republican-controlled General Assembly to approve $36 million in new spending to hire more school...
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(Dreamstime)
July 10, 2018 - 2:26 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy is reporting a recent 10-fold increase in spending aimed at influencing Virginia politicians. That spending came as the utility was pushing for a new law that could lead to higher electric bills. Newly filed lobbying...
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July 03, 2018 - 2:16 pm
By LORNE COOK and JAN M. OLSEN , Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies are pushing back against U.S. criticism that they are not spending enough on defense, as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure ahead of a summit next week. In the last few weeks before NATO's July 11-12 summit in...
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