VPM Daily Newscast: Sept. 1, 2023
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Sept. 1, 2023:
Reported by VPM News’ Lyndon German
After 18 months of input from county residents and committee members, Hanover’s Board of Supervisors adopted a framework that paves the way for solar power to brighten up the county.
Planning Director Jo Ann Hunter said the policy is a culmination of recommendations that enhance the county’s goals of inviting revenue-generating businesses while maintaining Hanover’s rural character.
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart
Since the establishment of the Central Virginia Transportation Authority three years ago by the General Assembly, Chet Parsons has served as the acting executive director.
Now, it's official.
The next big step for Parsons will be to oversee CTVA's ability to issue bonds to fund even more projects.
In other news:
- Over 60,000 Virginians used Easy Enrollment in medical assistance program’s first year (Virginia Mercury)
- Jed Arnold wins special election to House of Delegates (Cardinal News)
- State budget silent on casino, allowing Richmond to vote again (Richmond Times-Dispatch)*
In case you missed it:
- Va. Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s Cabinet secretary Kay Coles James steps down (Washington Post)*
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