A D.C. cannabis activist moves to Maryland to organize against a Republican Congressperson. Virginia's legislature is back for a special session to craft a budget, but will Medicaid expansion continue to be a sticking point? All that and more on the Politics Hour.
Republicans are entering the 2018 legislative session with a razor-thin majority in the General Assembly while Democrats have a newly-elected governor on their side. As Virginians ask what the new political climate of the Commonwealth’s legislature could mean, we discuss the agenda they will take on, which includes the debate over dedicated Metro funding, partisan visions for the commonwealth’s budget, expansion of Medicaid, workplace development, and response to opioid abuse.
- Tom Davis Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy, Deloitte LLP; Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Va, Dist. 11)
- Mallory Noe-Payne Richmond reporter for Radio IQ and Virginia Public Radio
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