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It's Going to Be Two Huge Weeks for Health Care

Icon March 14, 2012 - 20:23 Over the next couple weeks you will be hearing a lot about the health care law. March 23 marks the two-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act being signed into law. The following week, beginning March 26, the Supreme Court begins three days of arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, with a decision expected by June 30. While no one can truly predict how the Supreme Court Justices will rule, we know that protecting the health care law means educating the public about its benefits.  

The Health Care Law in Virginia: 10 Big Things in 2 Years

Icon March 14, 2012 - 16:00 The Affordable Care Act turns two years old on March 23! We are celebrating the fact that the health care law is already helping Virginia’s small businesses, young people, seniors, the uninsured and working families.   Virginians are already seeing the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. Here are just ten of the many ways that the health care law is already helping the Commonwealth:  

I Do What I Want! Cuccinelli on Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

Icon March 13, 2012 - 21:41 Crossposted at Blue Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is tireless in his efforts to bring shame upon Virginia. Mere days after the Supreme Court halted his investigation of UVA professor Michael Mann, he’s at it again.

Martinsville to Governor McDonnell: Don't throw away our votes or our money!

Icon March 13, 2012 - 21:13 Today, Martinsville residents protested two voter suppression laws, SB 1 and HB 63, which have passed the Virginia General Assembly are awaiting Governor Bob McDonnell’s signature.

Last Way on Last Day: Bad Choices, Bad Outcomes

Icon March 10, 2012 - 21:29 Another General Assembly session has gone by, and once again our elected leaders have missed the opportunity to make Better Choices for Virginia. While no final budget has been agreed to, none of the proposed budgets contained significant new revenues to meet Virginia's growing needs. As a result of that choice, all of the proposed budgets contain severe cuts and underfund the state's key priorities: education, healthcare, public safety, and transportation.

10 Ways in 10 Days: Our Struggling Cities

Icon March 9, 2012 - 21:17  Lawmakers in Richmond are dodging the hard choices and forcing localities to pick up the slack. Many of the cuts and changes to state programs proposed in current budgets amount to little more than unfunded mandates on the cities and counties around the state.