Virginia Governor On Opposing Offshore Drilling, Expanding Medicaid In His State05:20
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gestures as he delivers his State of the Commonwealth address before a joint session of the Virginia General Assembly as Lt. gov. Justin Fairfax, left, and House Speaker Kirk cox, R-Colonial Heights, right, listen at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (Steve Helber/AP)
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gestures as he delivers his State of the Commonwealth address before a joint session of the Virginia General Assembly as Lt. gov. Justin Fairfax, left, and House Speaker Kirk cox, R-Colonial Heights, right, listen at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (Steve Helber/AP)
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam opposes drilling for oil and gas off the coast of his state.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Gov. Northam (@RalphNortham) about his concerns about the Trump administration's plan to open up coastal waters to drilling. He also discusses wanting to expand Medicaid in Virginia.

We also spoke to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown about offshore drilling. Listen to that conversation here.

This segment aired on January 18, 2018.

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