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President wants everyone but himself to pay more
Topic - John Watkins
A multiagency state panel studying the possibility of uranium mining in Virginia conducts its final public meeting Tuesday before submitting its report to legislators in December.
A day after the House of Delegates passed a redistricting map by wide margins, the state Senate on Thursday advanced along party lines a map heavily criticized by Republicans in the minority.
"If they are going to participate in policy issues, they should be required to say who they are, and who their donors are," said Sen. John Watkins, one of three Republican senators who supports expanding Medicaid eligibility. "What's at stake is the ability of the public to understand where these points of view are coming from."
"They don't want anything," said Watkins. "They want to leave a million people across the commonwealth of Virginia without health care."