VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 6, 2023
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Jan . 6, 2023:
Richmond council outlines goals for upcoming General Assembly
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil
Paying public defenders as much as prosecutors, keeping the state out of local climate-action plans and automatic restoration of rights are among the policies the city wants to support in Capitol Square, but three main topics stood out as priorities.
UVA payment delays to grad workers highlight wage concerns
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen
Union organizers say most grad students whose stipends were delayed by a University of Virginia filing error in December have been paid. Now, they're watching the school’s next steps.
Author asks ‘What Comes Next’ in book on Jan. 6 insurrection
Reported by VPM News’ Phil Liles
Religious scholar and former conservative evangelical Bradley Onishi says the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol two years ago today was not an anomaly.
In his new book, “Preparing for War: The Extremist History of White Christian Nationalism—and What Comes Next,” Onishi, maps the origins of the revolt, which at least one of Virginia’s elected officials attended.
In other news:
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts joins a program for food assistance recipients (Richmond magazine)
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