Kathy Byron Updates On State Budget Negotiations

Delegate Kathy Byron joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about State Budget Negotiations, Washington Commanders Stadium Bill, Limiting Governor’s Powers In State Of Emergency, Marijuana Legislation, Changing The Word Equity In Education, and more! WLNI · The Morningline: Delegate Kathy Byron 03/10/2022

A Deeper Dive – March 6, 2022

Brian Weigand is joined by State Senator Steve Newman to talk about what is going on at the General Assembly and also talks to Commonwealth Attorney for Lynchburg, Bethany Harrison and the Program Director of Horizon Behavioral Health, Jennifer Smith Kamey to go in depth on Lynchburg Adult Drug Court. WLNI · A Deeper Dive […]

Steve Newman Talks The State Budget And Other Bills From The General Assembly

State Senator Steve Newman joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about the State Budget, Biden’s State of the Union Address, Items to watch in the General Assembly including the gas tax, grocery tax, and standard deduction, Marijuana bill, Crime related bills, when mask mandates could end, installation of rural internet, high costs […]

The Morningline: FULL SHOW

The Big 3: Ukraine, Trucker Protest, and Bridgewater Shooter Sanity. 6AM: The Big 3, Listener Calls, and Figure Skating Olympic Medal Ceremony Disaster. 7AM: Matthew Stafford, Clown Show at the General Assembly, Pregnancy Faker, Tom Current, and Peeping Tom Falls Through Ceiling. 8AM: Mark Dalton, Fat Bear, The Friday Five, and the Candy Bomber Passes […]

$300 million budget gap possible for Va. budget

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ A possible $300 million gap is adding a new wrinkle to state budget impasse that threatens a possible state government shutdown. Gov. Terry McAuliffe met with key lawmakers Monday at the Capitol to tell them about lower-than-expected tax revenues that could leave a $300 million budget hole for the current fiscal […]

Virginia lawmakers sustain McAuliffe vetoes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Gov. Terry McAuliffe has successfully vetoed two religious expression bills and legislation that would have granted people who receive red-light tickets the right to contest citations in circuit court. The Virginia Senate voted Wednesday to uphold McAuliffe’s vetoes during a one-day legislative meeting commonly referred to as the “veto session.” McAuliffe […]

Medicaid expansion debate good for insurers

  The Medicaid expansion debate in Virginia has the attention of some of the largest insurance companies in the country…no matter the outcome. WLNI’s Velvet Hall has more: 04-14-14 MEDICAID EXP #2–LNI-WEB