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Va Governor signs bill exempting non-ACA insurance plans until 2017

On November 19th, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe(D) signed into law SB 5014, which allows health insurance companies to continue offering non-ACA compliant plans through 2017. This comes as welcome relief for the nearly 250,000 Virginians who had their plans cancelled beginning in October, including me. What is also interested is that there was no press […]


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Virginia Defeats ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion — For Now…

Late last night, the General Assembly wrapped up its special session and finalized a budget — without ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion! You may recall McAuliffe tried to veto a provision prohibiting the Governor from unilaterally proceeding to expand Medicaid under ObamaCare, but Speaker Bill Howell ruled it out of order last night and cast the veto […]


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VA Governor McAuliffe Drunk on Power?

Following Governor McAuliffe’s press conference today where he announced he would use the line-item veto power to abolish the Medicaid  Innovation and Reform Commission (MIRC), so he could unilaterally pursue ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion in Virginia, it would seem McAuliffe is drunk on something stronger than Puerto Rican rum. The Governor’s actions and Attorney General’s “advice” are flat-out […]


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Virginia: Virginia Legislature blocks Medicaid Expansion….for now

Late last night, after a great deal of pressure from Campaign for Liberty members, the Virginia Legislature passed a budget that does not include Medicaid expansion as part of the budget. Campaign for Liberty members in Virginia should stay tuned, however, as Medicaid expansion could, and likely will, be brought up again in a future […]


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Virginia: Medicaid Expansion Sneak Attack?

I wanted to give you more detail on why it’s so vital you contact your state senator and delegate immediately to stop ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion! With the surprise resignation of Senate Democrat Phil Puckett this week, the logjam that’s been holding back the budget has broken free. And unless you and I act to stop […]


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