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  1. cavalieratmosphere

    Local/State Politics Thread

    Here's a great website that talks about politics in Virginia.
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    Local/State Politics Thread

    A bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10/hr in July and to $15/hr in 2021 is going to get a full vote in the state senate.
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    Medicaid Expansion in Virginia

    Related to Medicaid expansion: A federal judge has struck down the entire ACA
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    Medicaid Expansion in Virginia

    It appears that the Medicaid expansion will draw more enrollees than initially projected.
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    Local/State Politics Thread

    Apparently, Virginia has a liquor ratio law for restaurants where they can't have too high of a percentage of their income come from liquor. Lawmakers are apparently working on a bill that would end that law.
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    Local/State Politics Thread

    Kinda related to Virginia politics, but Amazon has decided to split it's 2nd HQ between Northern Va and NYC. Here's what's in Virginia's deal with Amazon.
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    2018 Midterm Elections

    The Dems took the House, but the GOP keeps the Senate. Here's the results from Virginia.
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    2018 Midterm Elections

    I knew that Tim Kaine was being projected to be re-elected to the Senate with a fairly healthy margin of victory, but I'm surprised that RCP has his average polling MoV at around 18.5%
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    Local College Thread

    Seems like Wise is starting to turn it around. They've won back-to-back games and are now 3-4 on the season In addition, ETSU just defeated the Citadel to go to 6-1.
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    SWVA Sports Pick'em Week 8

    James Monroe, WV @ Princeton Giles @ Carroll Co. John Battle @ Ridgeview Central @ Union Gate City @ Lee Graham @ Virginia Castlewood @ Lebanon Marion @ Richlands Tazewell @ Ft. Chiswell Bluefield @ Lord Botetourt Bland @ Auburn George Wythe @ Galax Chilhowie @ Rural Retreat Narrows @ East Mont. Honaker @ Hurley Twin Valley @ Thomas Walker Twin Springs @ Eastside Jenkins, KY @ Rye Cove Holston @ Northwood Tennessee @ No. 21 Auburn No. 2 Georgia @ No. 13 LSU No. 7 Washington @ No. 17 Oregon Marshall @ Old Dominion No. 6 West Virginia @ Iowa St. No. 16 Miami @ Virginia Virginia Tech @ UNC No. 15 Wisconsin @ No. 12 Michigan Indianapolis @ New York Jets Carolina @ Washington Jacksonville @ Dallas Baltimore @ Tennessee Kansas City @ New England GotW Grundy @ JI Burton
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    Medicaid Expansion in Virginia

    Apparently, the work requirement and premium payment requirement may not be implemented when Medicaid is officially expanded next year.
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    2018 Midterm Elections

    It's gonna be Flaccavento vs Griffith next month. Do you think it will be a blowout like in 2012? Will the Democrats retake the House and/or Senate?
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    Local/State Politics Thread

    Both chambers of the GA have very slim leads for the GOP: 51-49 for the HoD 21-19 for the state senate
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    Local/State Politics Thread

    What would you propose as a solution to this? Mine would be a nonpartisan, independent commission on redistricting
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    Local/State Politics Thread

    There's some controversy over new legislative district maps in Virginia.