VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 16, 2022
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 Dec . 16, 2022:
Youngkin pitches more than $1B in new tax cuts
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour
Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s first crack at rewriting Virginia’s budget includes new, major corporate and individual tax cuts that he argues will reduce cost of living and lure new businesses from other states.
Richmond schools, unionized staff reach agreement on raises
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly
The deal, which still needs to be OK’d by the school board, includes a minimum 12% raise over three years for teachers — and a 40% raise for instructional assistants.
In other news:
D’Sean Perry’s death at U-Va. could have been prevented, parents say (The Washington Post)
The city deeded 15 properties for low-income housing. Only half are buildable, nonprofit says. (Richmond BizSense)
Albemarle parents settle with state over mask mandate lawsuit (The Daily Progress)
In case you missed it:
Stoney discusses road safety, quality at City Hall (VPM News)
Richmond sheriff puts $1,385 price tag on Times-Dispatch request for routine payroll records (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Fan restaurant tests new 3.5-day work week in bid for better worker retention (Richmond BizSense)