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VPM Daily Newscast: May 14, 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 May 14, 2024:   

Gov. Glenn Youngkin signs $188B, 2-year budget in quick special session 
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

The spending bill hews closely to what Democrats passed in April, but keeps three of the governor’s policy goals: No new taxes, no requirements to rejoin the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and funding for charter schools.

GRTC’s ridership numbers continue to rise 
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart

The Pulse rapid transit line saw more than 164,000 riders last month.

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