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Del. Kaye Kory Appointed to Joint Commission on Health Care

July 24, 2014Press Release

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 Del. Kaye Kory Appointed to Joint Commission on Health Care

Falls Church, Va. - Yesterday, William Howell, Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, informed Del. Kaye Kory (D-38) of her appointment to the Joint Commission on Health Care.  

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Medicaid Expansion My Top Priority with New Commission Appointment

July 22, 2014Blog Post

This week I have been pleased to accept an appointment to the Virginia General Assembly’s Joint Commission on Health Care (JCHC). The commission was established in 1992 with this mission: “to ensure that the Commonwealth as provider, financier and regulator adopts the most cost effective and efficacious means of delivery of health care services so that the greatest number of Virginians receive quality health care.” The commission has 18 members, all legislators, and a staff of four. Delegate John O’Bannon (R-73rd) serves as commission chair. Dr.

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory's Richmond Report

June 18, 2014News Clip

Last week the General Assembly reconvened for a Special Session, passed a state budget and attempted to ensure that Governor McAuliffe would have no possible option of expanding Medicaid without securing full legislative concurrence. Two unexpected events had an enormous, and in my view, an unfortunate impact on the results of the Special Session.

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Analyzing The Fight for Medicaid Expansion

June 17, 2014Blog Post

Last week the General Assembly reconvened for a Special Session, passed a state budget and attempted to ensure that Governor McAuliffe would have no possible option of expanding Medicaid without securing full legislative concurrence. Two unexpected events had an enormous, and in my view, an unfortunate impact on the results of the Special Session.

 

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Lack of Funding is Killing Student Success

May 28, 2014Blog Post

“How administrators killed a Fairfax school’s math success.” This was the headline over Jay Matthew’s Education column in Monday’s Washington Post. The column was particularly painful for me to read because J.E.B. Stuart is my high school. The essence of the story is that administrators under former Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Dale eliminated innovative and successful math programs that had enabled Stuart students to dramatically improve math SOL test scores. Why? The School Board was told that FCPS could no longer afford it.

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