The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)
• Federal prosecutors in Virginia are reportedly looking into a $55 million bank loan the Washington Commanders received without the approval of owner Dan Snyder’s minority partners in the franchise. Arbitration documents obtained by ESPN also show Snyder “arranged for the franchise to pay him a total of $4.5 million for having the team logo emblazoned on his personal jet.”—ESPN
• President Joe Biden gave a speech in Virginia Beach Tuesday highlighting his efforts to prevent cuts to federal health care programs and accusing Republicans of trying to shrink benefits offered by Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.—Virginian-Pilot
• The General Assembly’s unresolved budget standoff could boost the city of Richmond’s chances of getting another shot at asking voters to approve a casino.—Axios
• Charlottesville City Schools wanted the General Assembly to pass a law letting people convicted of nonviolent crimes get jobs at schools. But the school system couldn’t get anyone to sponsor the bill.—Charlottesville Tomorrow
• Federal authorities say a Portsmouth Crossfit gym owner’s flashy running shoes helped them connect him to footage of the Jan. 6, 2021, attack at the U.S. Capitol.—Virginian-Pilot
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