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  • Protect Our Health Care

    Protect Our Health Care

    On March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in King v. Burwell, which has the potential to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and cause millions of Americans to los ...

  • Commentary: House health care plan is nothing more than a Band-Aid

    Commentary: House health care plan is nothing more than a Band-Aid

    Originally posted in the Free Lance-Star on February 12, 2015. Several years ago, I was unemployed and slipped and fell on some ice. I went to a wonderful free clinic in Southwest ...

  • ‘Massive resistance,’ again, in Virginia

    ‘Massive resistance,’ again, in Virginia

    By The Washington Post Editorial Board February 7 SIXTY YEARS after Virginia waged a campaign of “massive resistance” against integrating its public schools, the state is once agai ...

  • Take Action for Medicaid Expansion!

    Take Action for Medicaid Expansion!

    You might have seen the news yesterday that the Virginia General Assembly’s money committees (the Senate Finance Committee and House of Delegates Appropriations Committee) chose to ...

Protect Our Health Care

Protect Our Health Care

On March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in King v. Burwell, which has the potential to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and cause millions of Americans to lo ...

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Commentary: House health care plan is nothing more than a Band-Aid

Commentary: House health care plan is nothing more than a Band-Aid

Originally posted in the Free Lance-Star on February 12, 2015. Several years ago, I was unemployed and slipped and fell on some ice. I went to a wonderful free clinic in Southwest ...

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‘Massive resistance,’ again, in Virginia

‘Massive resistance,’ again, in Virginia

By The Washington Post Editorial Board February 7 SIXTY YEARS after Virginia waged a campaign of “massive resistance” against integrating its public schools, the state is once aga ...

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Take Action for Medicaid Expansion!

Take Action for Medicaid Expansion!

You might have seen the news yesterday that the Virginia General Assembly’s money committees (the Senate Finance Committee and House of Delegates Appropriations Committee) chose t ...

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Virginia Organizing Responds to Legislative Failure on Medicaid Expansion

Virginia Organizing Responds to Legislative Failure on Medicaid Expansion

Petersburg, Va.—Virginia Organizing Chairperson Sandra A. Cook issued the following statement in response to the General Assembly’s failure to include Medicaid expansion in the st ...

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Virginia Organizing Responds to Ridiculous House of Delegates Health Care Plan

Virginia Organizing Responds to Ridiculous House of Delegates Health Care Plan

Richmond, Va.—Virginia Organizing State Governing Board member Denise Smith responded to the Virginia House of Delegates proposal to include funding for “healthcare safety net” pr ...

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Casey: Franklin County woman caught in the health care coverage gap

Casey: Franklin County woman caught in the health care coverage gap

Originally Posted in The Roanoke Times on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Amy Hedges, a working single mother of three who lives in Penhook, earns too little to qualify for a health- ...

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Community Conversation to Highlight Virginia Children’s Health Care Needs

Community Conversation to Highlight Virginia Children’s Health Care Needs

Media Advisory What: Community Forum: Children’s Health Care in Virginia When: Wednesday, January 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. Where: American National University (336 Old Riverside Dr., D ...

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Health Secretary Urges Medicaid Expansion

Health Secretary Urges Medicaid Expansion

By Margo Maier Capital News Service RICHMOND – Virginia’s secretary of health and human services, William A. Hazel, wants legislators to put aside their political differences and ...

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Virginia Organizing Applauded Governor’s Inclusion of Medicaid Expansion in Budget Amendments

Virginia Organizing Applauded Governor’s Inclusion of Medicaid Expansion in Budget Amendments

Petersburg, Va.—Virginia Organizing applauded Governor Terry McAuliffe’s action on Medicaid expansion by including the item in his proposed budget amendments. Virginia Organizing ...

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