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Constituents Blast Senator Marsden: Decouple Medicaid Expansion from the Budget

Constituents Blast Senator Marsden: Decouple Medicaid Expansion from the Budget

Last Saturday, State Senator David W. Marsden (D, VA-37) hosted a Town Hall at the Chantilly public library. Though he is a Democrat and a proponent of Medicaid expansion in…

Do Va. $$ Really Go to Other States?

Do Va. $$ Really Go to Other States?

  During the debate on Medicaid expansion, we frequently hear the argument from the media and progressive politicians that Virginia money will go to other states, and that we should…

Skirmish in Richmond Coming

Skirmish in Richmond Coming

  Reinforcements will be needed ….   1. Update on General Assembly special session; Action NEXT WEEK 2. IMPORTANT Action Item for TODAY 3. Keep calling these Senators We apologize…

Medicaid Expansion: Don’t Buy Arkansas Plan’s Empty Promises

Medicaid Expansion: Don’t Buy Arkansas Plan’s Empty Promises

***BREAKING*** Gov. McAuliffe has proposed a 2-year “pilot program” of Medicaid Expansion.  Conveniently, two years is the time period during which the Feds pay ‘all’ the cost (not really). “Come…

Hospitals Make False Claims About Needing Medicaid Expansion

Hospitals Make False Claims About Needing Medicaid Expansion

Beware Virginians:  Watchdog.org has vigorously challenged the contention advanced by Medicaid expansion proponents and the Washington Post that expanding Medicaid is critical to economic survival of Virginia’s hospitals….continued.…

Risks of Medicaid Expansion

Risks of Medicaid Expansion

The Editorial in last week’s Connection [“Taking the Money”] does not include important facts about the risks of expanding Medicaid in Virginia: Currently Medicaid is already 22 percent of the…

Fight the Disinformation Campaign!

Fight the Disinformation Campaign!

    The Battle Rages On On Saturday March 15, OFA held a Medicaid expansion rally at the Capitol at 11am. Our side showed up to counter the astroturf. Read…

Marketplace Virginia is a Miserable Waste

Marketplace Virginia is a Miserable Waste

  Phil Kerpen has tweeted a chart using U. S. Government data to show the cost to state taxpayers for each person enrolled in state Obamacare exchanges. The pro-Medicaid expansion…

General Assembly Legislative Session Ends Without a Budget

General Assembly Legislative Session Ends Without a Budget

Proponents (mostly Democrats) and opponents (mostly Republicans) of expanding Medicaid within Virginia have now locked into a government stand-off that threatens to obstruct timely passing of a state budget and…

Sign the Petition to Stop Medicaid Expansion

Sign the Petition to Stop Medicaid Expansion

Breaking News : The General Assembly has adjourned without a budget.   The Democrats in the Senate (and a few Republicans) have decided to hold Virginia’s budget hostage to the…

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