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Virginia Beach plans municipal broadband network expansion

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  News, Technology, Virginia  /  No Comments

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“Certainly, when you’re competing against the government that has an unknown amount of money with borrowing and taxing power it’s concerning for companies,” he told

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New fantasy sports regulations offer protection for FanDuel, Draft Kings

By   /  April 1, 2016  /  Indiana, Issues, News, Regulations, State Budgets, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Two companies control 90 percent of the marketplace for daily fantasy sports games, and new regulations approved by two states will help protect that duopoly.

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No medical licensing reform in Virginia this year

By   /  March 25, 2016  /  Delaware, Health Care, Issues, News, Regulations, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Despite mounting evidence that Virginia’s COPN licensing system increases costs, lawmakers decided to shelve reforms to state’s health care economy.

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Airbnb bill passes in Virginia, but won’t take effect until 2017

By   /  March 11, 2016  /  Economy, News, State Government, Taxes, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Lawmakers passed the Airbnb bill this week, after making a few final changes that will push-off some elements of the legislation for a year.

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Virginia Senate OKs a little school choice

By   /  March 7, 2016  /  Education Blog, Virginia  /  No Comments

MAJORITY: More than 70 percent of registered voters in a recent poll conducted by Empower Mississippi.

The Virginia Senate approved a bill Monday that would allow parents of students with disabilities to use a portion of their share of school funding to pay for educational expenses at private schools, the Associated Press reported. The Senate passed the limited school choice bill 20-19 after amending it in committee. It now goes back to the House, […]

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Virginia nonprofit hospitals doing well without Medicaid expansion

By   /  March 3, 2016  /  Health Care, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

DIGGING IT: Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced his support for a trans-Virginia gas pipeline on Tuesday.

Uncompensated care costs haven’t prevented Virginia’s nonprofit hospitals from taking in revenue far in excess of their expenses.

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