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Daily Clip 5/4/17
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TROUTMAN SANDERS

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Below are newspaper articles from around the Commonwealth that you may find of interest.These materials are to inform you of developments that may affect your business and are not to be considered legal advice. If you have any questions please contact Mike Woods .

 

House Clerk refuses to recognize two Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoes

The war of words escalated Wednesday over two of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's budget vetoes that House Clerk G. Paul Nardo has refused to recognize. Nardo, who serves as Keeper of the Rolls, told McAuliffe that he is "duty-bound not to publish" the governor's veto of budget items that prevent…

Aetna to quit Virginia’s Obamacare market

Aetna Inc. is quitting Virginia’s Obamacare market for 2018, the second state that Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini is exiting as he seeks to limit his insurer’s risks from the beleaguered health law. “We will not offer on- or off-exchange individual plans in Virginia,” Aetna said in an emailed statement…

Federal budget deal preserves Chesapeake Bay money, other 'Virginia priorities'

Rejecting a proposal from President Donald Trump’s administration to eliminate federal funding for the cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay, Congress appears poised to pass an appropriations bill that preserves…

Sentara Healthcare breaks ground on second medical building in North Suffolk

Construction has begun on a second medical office building on the Sentara BelleHarbour campus in Suffolk. Officials from Sentara Healthcare, based in Norfolk, and Sentara BelleHarbour held a…

Chesterfield proffer policy gets some tweaks

County supervisors have begun clarifying their policy on cash proffers following a recent wave of requests -- and some confusion -- from developers seeking to waive or reduce the payments…

Bidding war gets even hotter for tiny Straight Path

The airwave licenses that Henrico-based Straight Path owns are suitable for next-generation, super high-speed 5G wireless networks, which are slowly rolling out over the next few years…

State of the Workforce report highlights region's employer, job needs

In order to grow jobs on the Peninsula, the region needs to know what skills are needed for locally growing fields and what jobs should be added to match existing skills…

Perry joins economic development office

Kelvin G. Perry has joined the Danville Office of Economic Development as project manager. Perry assumed his responsibilities with the City on April 3. Prior to joining the City, he was…

Danville Utility commission member resigns, citing work obligations

Trina McLaughlin has resigned from the Danville Utility Commission. McLaughlin, who resigned April 25, said her job as program manager at the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce was a factor in her decision…

Virginia Power broker in the hot seat in Governor’s race

Virginia law­makers have long agreed on at least one thing: They enjoy the financial generosity of the state’s largest utility, Dominion Energy. A regulated monopoly that delivers power to most of the state, Dominion is the top corporate political donor in Richmond…

Lawsuit challenges state impoundment statute

A Salem couple say they lost their car because of an unconstitutional state law that allowed their car to be sold before they could resolve a traffic charge…

As Oceanfront tourism corridor shapes up, parking, field house funding requires more planning

In an effort to address tourism lulls before and aftersummer at the Oceanfront, the city is taking steps to shapea corridorthatcould increase activity during the shoulder season…

Limiting NC retirement benefits will hurt state employees, critics say

Ending government pensions for future state employees and teachers would make it hard for the state to fill jobs, workers’ representatives warned state senators as they discussed a proposal to limit retiree benefits…

EPA chief: US needs coal to protect electric grid

Pruitt argued in part that cybersecurity concerns should inspire the country to maintain coal as a significant fuel source…

EPA sends Waters of US Repeal Measure to White House

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent the first part of its plan to repeal and replace the controversial Clean Water Rule to the White House for review on Tuesday…

Senator floats Broadband Access Bill inspired by FCC Plan

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., introduced on Wednesday legislation to press forward on a broadband deployment plan first outlined by Federal Communications Commission…

Drivers fight Seattle's bid to nix Uber, Lyft Union Law case

A group of independent drivers have urged a Washington state federal judge not to toss their suit against the city of Seattle challenging an ordinance allowing for-hire drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing apps to unionize…

California is about to revolutionize climate policy … again

California’s ambition on climate change policy has become dizzying to track. A few months ago, the leader of the senate introduced a bill that would commit the state to 100 percent renewable energy — and that’s not even the…

Questions for Northam and Perriello at tonight’s Democratic debate

Tom Perriello and Ralph Northam, the two candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, debate tonight in Roanoke. Here are some questions they probably won’t get asked — but should. Some are unique to Democrats; some apply just as well to the three Republicans…

McDonnell says he feels ‘vindicated.’ He’s missing the point.

A jury of his peers concluded that former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell (R) was ethically obtuse. The chief justice of the United States found much the same thing. Now we are treated to the spectacle of Mr. McDonnell himself, on CBS’s “60 Minutes,” declaring that his conduct in office…

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