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House GOP Makes Charade of 'Medicaid Expansion Debate' Special Session

September 19, 2014Press Release

***For Immediate Release***


Contact: Thomas Bowman, Legislative Assistant
      | (703) 354-6024


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General Assembly Needs to Close Ethics Loopholes

September 15, 2014Blog Post

This week I am returning to the topic of ethics reform that I addressed in three columns last year [8/149/1110/09]. This issue is truly the “canary in the coal mine” for the institutions upon which democratic governance depends.

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Preparing for the Special Session on Medicaid

August 13, 2014Blog Post

The putative purpose of the special session of the General Assembly that begins on September 18th  is to consider and debate alternatives to Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.  The economic and public policy facts so overwhelmingly support accepting the incremental $2.1 billion that would flow to the Commonwealth under the ACA that opposing views are at least as counter to the facts as the views of those who deny evolution or climate change, and far more tangibly harmful to Virginians!  If you believe this statement is hyperbole, please consult a study just released by the Ro

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Del. Kaye Kory Appointed to Joint Commission on Health Care

July 24, 2014Press Release

More Information: Thomas Bowman, Legislative Assistant | 571-265-3693


 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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From the Front Row: Kaye's Richmond Report

July 23, 2014News Clip

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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