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

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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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