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VPM Daily Newscast: April 8, 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 April 8, 2024:   

Youngkin vetoes abortion-related shield law bills
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

The legislation aimed to protect health-care professionals who dispense services legal in Virginia, including abortions, from criminal extradition to another state, as well as discipline by the commonwealth’s health board.

Budget debate could touch on constitutional issues
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

Provisions for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and new taxes on digital goods and services are embedded in the budget, restricting how Gov. Glenn Youngkin can respond.

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