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VPM Daily Newscast: April 16, 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 16, 2024:   

Gov. Glenn Youngkin talks state budget plans
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

Jahd Khalil spoke with Youngkin late last week about how he built his latest budget proposal and what comes after.

Youngkin adds more ratepayer protection to nuclear SMR bills 
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen

Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s office made some changes to the bills that supporters say would protect electric ratepayers against major bill impacts. Opponents of the measures maintain the bills have ratepayers fronting the risk of an unproven technology.

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