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Hazel says U.S. health care funds could narrow Va. budget gap

Hazel says U.S. health care funds could narrow Va. budget gap

Originally posted by the Times-Dispatch If Medicaid expansion began in Virginia on July 1, Virginia would take in more than $230 million in federal offsets that would alleviate 71 ...

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Leadership Development is Not a Deliverable

Leadership Development is Not a Deliverable

Published by Social Policy: Organizing for Social and Economic Justice Credibility counts Brian Johns is the organizing director of Virginia Organizing. Recently his wife Paige an ...

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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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For many in Va., Medicaid coverage gap is unaffordable

For many in Va., Medicaid coverage gap is unaffordable

By Elizabeth Simpson The Virginian-Pilot © December 15, 2014 The army of counselors who help people sign up online for insurance in the Affordable Care Act marketplace this open e ...

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Gas Industry’s Forays into National Forestland Raise Concerns

Gas Industry’s Forays into National Forestland Raise Concerns

Published by Public News Service By Dan Heyman RICHMOND, Va. - Growth of natural-gas drilling and new pipelines have observers concerned about their impact on public lands. Plans ...

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Talking Turkey: Medicaid Expansion

Talking Turkey: Medicaid Expansion

If your family is anything like mine, your Thanksgiving dinner might be served with a lot of opinions on politics—especially on hot topics like Medicaid expansion. We’re in the mi ...

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Immigration reform advocates cheer Obama’s order

Immigration reform advocates cheer Obama’s order

Photo Credit: Vicki Cronis-Nohe | The Virginian-Pilot Published in The Virginian-Pilot on November 22, 2014 By Gabriella Souza Local advocates for immigration reform were cheering ...

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Real change, real reform

Real change, real reform

When I was arrested in June standing up for comprehensive immigration reform, I did so on the hope that our actions would bring good news for our immigrant brothers and sisters! L ...

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Virginia Organizing Applauds President Obama’s Action on Immigration Reform; Calls on Congress to Move Forward

Virginia Organizing Applauds President Obama’s Action on Immigration Reform; Calls on Congress to Move Forward

Virginia Organizing applauds President Barack Obama’s announcement to extend deferred action consideration for additional immigrants working and living in the United States. “The ...

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Virginia Organizing is among Kresge’s Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Initiative Planning Grantees

Virginia Organizing is among Kresge’s Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Initiative Planning Grantees

Originally posted by the Kresge Foundation on November 20, 2014. Community-based nonprofits in 10 states will get help with climate-resilience planning, policy development and imp ...

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