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Analyst: No easy choices for Va. Gov. McAuliffe

Now that Virginia legislators have passed a budget, Gov. Terry McAuliffe must decide whether to veto the measure and risk a government shutdown or accept it and risk not expanding Medicaid coverage to 400,000 Virginians.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Tags: Medicaid expansion, Terry McAuliffe, Virginia budget, Nick Iannelli

Va. budget shortfall grows; deal in the works

House and Senate budget negotiators generally agree on how to plug Virginia's growing budget gap and will have a budget ready for lawmakers to consider Thursday.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, Virginia budget, budget shortfall

McAuliffe holds firm on Medicaid expansion, budget impasse continues

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe showed no signs of backing down from his position that the state should expand Medicaid during an appearance on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" show Wednesday.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Tags: Ask the Governor, Terry McAuliffe, Medicaid expansion, Virginia budget, Virginia General Assembly, Amanda Iacone, abortion

Va. House Republicans reaffirm Medicaid opposition

House Republicans say they remain resolute in their opposition to using federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to as many as 400,000 low-income Virginians.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:15pm EDT

Tags: Medicaid expansion, Virginia General Assembly, Virginia budget

Anti-tax group praises Va. House speaker

Americans for Tax Reform is applauding House Speaker William J. Howell for his opposition to Medicaid expansion.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:49pm EDT

Tags: Medicaid expansion, Affordable Care Act, Virginia budget, Virginia General Assembly, Bill Howell, Americans for Tax Reform

Va. budget stalemate could end in shutdown

Virginia lawmakers are deadlocked over whether to expand Medicaid and cover an additional 400,000 Virginians. If the stalemate lasts through June, it could trigger an unprecedented shutdown of state government.

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 02:17am EST

Tags: Virginia budget, Virginia General Assembly, Center for Politics, Kathy Stewart

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