A One Billion Dollar Question

This week, in an op-ed published in the Virginian-Pilot, former Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling repeated his call for Virginia lawmakers to expand Medicaid to cover as many as 400,000 currently uninsured Virginians. Bolling’s voice adds to the bipartisan chorus in favor of ensuring health coverage for low-income Virginians. In addition, he highlighted the fact that […]

Everyone Knows Someone

Everyone knows someone who struggles with mental illness. NAMI Virginia, Voices for Virginia’s Children, and the Campaign for Children’s Mental Health brought that message to lawmakers Monday as part of their “Make Mental Health Matter!” advocacy day. Over 100 mental health advocates wearing “Mental Health Care Has My Vote” stickers visited their legislators throughout the […]

Mind the (Coverage) Gap – Stories from Virginia’s Uninsured

Lost in the Medicaid expansion debate are the stories of Virginians who would gain much-needed stability and relief if lawmakers choose to expand. The Healthcare for All Virginians coalition put these stories front and center at a packed, press conference Tuesday morning. Two hard-working Virginians shared emotional stories about life without access to affordable quality […]