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VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 16, 2022

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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 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.

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