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Commentary: Decision Slows Transportation Progress

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Housing Goal Not Backed by Housing Commitment in Arlington

Meeting housing goal takes hard choices.

Commentary: Medicaid Expansion; It’s Time

Commentary: Supporting Health of all Virginians

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It’s Elementary in Arlington

Parents raise concerns about schools plan and budget cuts.

Opinion: Editorial: Expansion of Health Care in Virginia?

After years of hoping, it’s possible Medicaid expansion will come on April 11; say a prayer.

On Arlington School Budget’s Eve

Public petitions School Board for Montessori and arts funding.

Commentary: State Legislature Adjourns without a Budget

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Budget Brinkmanship in Virginia

Lawmakers poised to leave town without passing budget.

Budget showdowns are rare in Virginia, but not unprecedented. Back in 2004, Gov. Mark Warner clashed with Republicans over a sales tax increase. Then in 2014, Gov. Terry McAuliffe engaged in brinkmanship over expanding Medicaid. Now lawmakers are poised to end the session once again without passing a budget.

Commentary: Reconciling Bills, Ignoring Gun Violence

Opinion: Editorial: Hope for Expanding Health Care

Just say yes to $400 million, thousands of jobs and health care for 300,000.

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Mixed Success on Menstrual Equity in Virginia

Increased availability behind bars, but no tax breaks during back-to-school week.

Several lawmakers from Northern Virginia arrived in Richmond this year hoping to push a cause known as menstrual equity — making sure that feminine hygiene products are affordable, safe and available. But success has been mixed.

Virginia Senate Might Torpedo Medicaid Expansion

Democrats still need to flip one more GOP senator to make it happen.

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