A Study In Desperation

This week, leaders from Virginia’s House of Delegates held a press conference to announce their continuing opposition to expanding health coverage to 400,000 uninsured Virginians. Speaker Bill Howell was joined by Delegates Jones, Cox, Massie, O’Bannon, and Poindexter.  Without any hint of compromise, they criticized the federal government, Medicaid and Obamacare and declared a 2-year […]

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 […]

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 […]