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Virginia House to reconvene next week for budget work

(WHSV)
Published: May. 25, 2018 at 1:39 PM EDT
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The Virginia House of Delegates plans to reconvene next week with plans to finalize a state budget.

GOP Speaker Kirk Cox announced Thursday that the House would gavel in on May 30.

Cox cancelled a House meeting earlier this week after the Senate delayed a vote Tuesday on the state budget. GOP Senate leaders said they needed another week to study a new budget proposal that includes Medicaid expansion.

The Senate is set meet May 29, and Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment said he expects a budget to pass.

The disagreement over Medicaid expansion has led to a lengthy stalemate on the state budget.

State government will shut down July 1 if no budget is passed.