Posts Tagged Speaker Kirk Cox

To Tether or Not to Tether? Lawmakers Weigh In


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Lawmakers in Richmond are deadlocked on how to handle tethering of dogs. Michael Pope reports.

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A Bipartisan Deal to Reform Virginia’s Criminal Justice System Has Been Struck

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Governor Ralph Northam, front, waves during his first State of the Commonwealth address. Northam and Republican House Speaker Kirk Cox, behind Northam, have reached a compromise to reform Virginia’s criminal justice system.  (Credit: AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Republicans and Democrats at the Capitol are striking a deal that will make significant changes to the criminal justice system in Virginia. Michael Pope is at the Capitol with the latest.

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Medicaid Expansion is On the Table, But Work Requirement Could Be Sticking Point


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In Virginia, Republican leaders are now saying they won’t talk Medicaid expansion unless Democrats support work requirements for the program. A bill to do just that made its way through a key committee this morning. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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