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State news includes stories of interest in Virginia and less frequently, North Carolina, that is of interest to our readers.

Medicaid Chief Warning of Possible Drastic Reductions

Cuts to Medicaid prescribed by the American Health Care Act could lead to a drastic reduction in services for Virginians with disabilities, policy experts...

Virginia License Fails to Meet Homeland Security Standards

Virginia residents will need a new driver's license by October 2020 if they want to use their license to board a plane. The Virginian...

License Free Fishing

Virginians will be able to fish without a license for a few days next month. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission says in a press...

Gas Prices Take Unexpected Dip

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.16/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey...

Perriello Releases Tax Reform Plan

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello released a detailed tax reform plan Friday that calls for higher taxes on the rich and corporations while strengthening...

State Officials Urge Virginians To Protect Themselves During Mosquito Season

(RICHMOND, Va.) – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that as mosquito season begins May 1 in Virginia, it is important for people across the...

Spring Wildfire Season Ends in Virginia

Five days of much-needed rain helped bring about an early end to spring wildfire season in Virginia, according to officials at the Virginia Department...

Warren Endorses Perriello

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has endorsed Tom Perriello in the Virginia governor's race. Warren's endorsement means Perriello now has two of the...

Some Reinstated Driver’s Licenses Issued in Error

Thousands of suspended Virginia licenses were accidentally reinstated after a glitch at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Many drivers in the commonwealth received notices...

Perriello Funded by Billionaire

Democrat Tom Perriello's fundraising haul of $2.2 million in the first three months of 2017, the highest among all candidates in Virginia's governor's race,...

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