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VQH at Lobby Day Jan. 19th !

VQH at Lobby Day Jan. 19th !

    For Immediate Release   Virginians for Quality Healthcare to meet with legislators in Richmond on Lobby Day to urge them to hold the line on expanding Medicaid  …

The Real Story on Obamacare

The Real Story on Obamacare

We now have the Medicaid and private-market health insurance enrollment data for the second quarter of 2014 needed to complete the picture of how Obamacare’s rollout affected coverage. What we’ve…

Speaker Howell to Governor: No Unilateral Medicaid Expansion Authority

Speaker Howell to Governor: No Unilateral Medicaid Expansion Authority

During a press conference call yesterday organized by Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William Howell (R, VA-28), former Federal Solicitor General Paul D. Clement (2005-08) emphasized that Virginia’s  Constitution, reinforced by statutory laws, establishes the…

McAuliffe’s Capricious Governing

McAuliffe’s Capricious Governing

While Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s supporters are celebrating his pushing ahead with Medicaid expansion, they should ask themselves a question. “So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause?” In the…

Governor to Unilaterally “move forward” on Medicaid Expansion

Governor to Unilaterally “move forward” on Medicaid Expansion

As reported by Michael Martz in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said at a press conference in Richmond this morning that he will sign the state budget recently…

Obamacare Welfare Expansion is Morally Wrong and Economically Destructive

Obamacare Welfare Expansion is Morally Wrong and Economically Destructive

By Phil Kerpen Published with permission from American Commitment The Supreme Court struck down Obamacare’s mandatory Medicaid expansion as an unconstitutional commandeering of the states, setting off bruising battles over the issue…

Virginia GA Passes Budget Without Medicaid Expansion

Virginia GA Passes Budget Without Medicaid Expansion

After 11:00 PM this evening (June 12), the Virginia Senate passed an amended SB 5003, its version of a 2015-16 budget, on a vote of 21-18. The bill excludes Marketplace VA, a so-called commercial…

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…

McAuliffeCare: The Medicaid Fraud Machine

McAuliffeCare: The Medicaid Fraud Machine

Medicaid is a fraud machine where larger medical practices get rich by administering unneeded tests (think MRI, CAT scans, etc.) at facilities they own and smaller medical practices go out…

Medicaid Expansion Standoff Coming in Richmond

Medicaid Expansion Standoff Coming in Richmond

Virginia’s state government is currently divided about whether to expand Medicaid. In fact, the opposing views on Medicaid expansion have delayed agreement on a 2015-16 budget and threaten a shutdown…