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VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 24, 2024

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VPM Daily Newscast

The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Jan. 24, 2024:   

Senate bills address VEC’s overpayment issues
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

Between July 2022 and June 2023,Virginia’s overpayment rate was about 20%, amounting to over $41 million. Its underpayment rate was 0.16%.

Community health workers fight looming funding cliff
Reported by VPM News’ Henry Brannan

A proposed budget amendment would fund the positions for the next two fiscal years.

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