Republican leaders of the General Assembly are planning a late September session to debate whether to expand the Medicaid rolls. The start date for the extra session would begin the week of September 22nd. House Speaker Bill Howell (R- Stafford County) and State Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment (R- James City County) say they committed themselves earlier this year to have a full and fair debate on Medicaid expansion. Both Howell (pictured) and Norment are personally opposed to expanding Medicaid, which Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe has made one of his top priorities.
Regulators are "deeply troubled" by Verizon's plan to slow data downloads for customers on the older unlimited data plans.
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The Washington Redskins have hired a public relations firm to help battle criticism that its name is a racial slur.
The Miami Heat officially re-signed of nine-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh.