Posts Tagged Governor Terry McAuliffe

Why Medicaid Expansion Could Hinge On A Drawing By Lot


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Four years ago, Terry McAuliffe was elected on, partly, a platform of expanding Medicaid. So far, he has been unable to deliver on that promise. But Democrats are hoping his last budget will plant the seeds for that to happen after he’s no longer in office. Michael Pope reports.

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Amazon is Just the Latest Topic of Discussion for Virginia’s Gubernatorial Candidates

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Will Virginia become home to a second headquarters for Amazon? That’s a question that’s consuming economic development officials right now. But it’s also become an issue on the campaign trail for the Executive Mansion. Michael Pope has the story.

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Proposed Pipeline Projects Could Mean Bumpy End to the McAuliffe Administration


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Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe may have only a few months left as governor, but they may end up being some of the most tumultuous of his term in office. Michael Pope has the story.

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Craft Breweries Triple During McAuliffe Administration


Governor Terry McAuliffe appears in this promotional video drinking a beer in the Executive Mansion to celebrate August as Craft Brewing Month.

As Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe prepares to leave office early next year, he can look to a record of economic development that even some Republicans applaud. But there’s one particular industry that the governor has tapped more than others. Michael Pope serves up the story.


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Governor McAuliffe Takes Stock of what Did – and Didn’t – Happen on Mental Health During Term



“I feel good about where we are. But I don’t feel that good. There’s still urgency to achieve more, until we get to the point where we are a national leader. And I think we can be there.” Creigh Deeds

During his last few months as governor, Terry McAullife is taking stock of his time in office — especially on action on mental health. Michael Pope has the story.



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McAuliffe Won’t Stop Tonight’s Execution


Governor McAuliffe claimed he’s been losing sleep — trying to decide whether William Morva should be executed.

Virginia’s governor has said he will not intervene in the execution of William Morva, set for 9 o’clock tonight. Sandy Hausman spoke with Terry McAuliffe shortly before he announced the decision.


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Governor McAuliffe Signs Bills Aimed at Protecting Virginia’s Senior Citizens


Governor McAuliffe signs bills to crack down on exploitation of seniors and food insecurity among seniors. (Credit Michael Pope)

Governor Terry McAuliffe is hoping two new laws will do more to protect seniors from going hungry and falling prey to financial exploitation. Michael Pope reports.


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Virginia Gov. Proposes Cap and Trade Program, Praised for “Standing Up to Trump”

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National Governors Association Chairman Terry McAuliffe speaks during the opening session of the NGA’s Winter Meeting in Washington. (Credit: AP Photo / Cliff Owen)

As the federal government looks to roll back the Clean Power Plan, Virginia’s Governor is stepping in. Terry McAuliffe says the state will plow forward on its own to lower pollution, and combat climate change. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.


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Governor McAuliffe Approves Airbnb Regulation Bill


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Virginia’s Republican lawmakers and Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe have finally reached a middle ground on how to handle one part of the new disruptive economy. As Michael Pope reports, local governments across Virginia are about to start cracking down on Airbnb.


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Another Year, Same Results at the General Assembly

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Governor Terry McAuliffe, seen here at a news conference last month, has vetoed several measures this year that also made their way to his desk the past two years. (Credit: Steve Helber / AP)

In Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe is breaking out the veto pen — killing many of the same bills he vetoed last year and the year before that. Michael Pope has this look at the Groundhog Day General Assembly.


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Once Again, McAuliffe Presses for Medicaid Expansion


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State leaders are divided over the best way to close a $1.5 billion budget shortfall. But Governor McAuliffe is taking the opportunity to once again press for expanding Medicaid. Michael Pope explains.

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How Will Governor McAuliffe Deal With the Budget Shortfall?


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Up to 26 state employees may be losing their jobs, and no state employees will be getting previously promised pay raises. That’s because of a budget shortfall this year. As Mallory Noe-Payne reports, Governor McAuliffe today gave specifics on how he plans to close the gap.

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