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Virginia Hunger Solutions Debuts School Breakfast Report with First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe

Virginia Hunger Solutions Debuts School Breakfast Report with First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe

 

Virginia Hunger Solutions (VHS), a project of the Virginia Poverty Law Center in conjunction with the Food Research & … Read more

Rubber Stamp Justice:  Can’t we stop this abuse?

Rubber Stamp Justice: Can’t we stop this abuse?

Rubber Stamp Justice:  Can’t we stop this abuse?

 

Human Rights Watch released a report in January entitled Rubber Stamp … Read more

Faces of Virginia's Coverage Gap

Faces of Virginia’s Coverage Gap

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See the faces and read the stories of everyday Virginians’ struggle with healthcare access under our current system without
Just Say No

Just Say No

Each legislative session in recent years has ushered in multiple proposals to drug test TANF recipients. This year was no … Read more

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Jack of All Trades, Master of Justice

A legend in the legal community is retiring.  The Virginia Poverty Law Center and many other organizations working for justice … Read more

Virginia Hunger Solutions Debuts School Breakfast Report with First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe

Virginia Hunger Solutions Debuts School Breakfast Report with First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe

 

Virginia Hunger Solutions (VHS), a project of the Virginia Poverty Law Center in conjunction with the Food Research & … Read more

Why does VPLC work so hard on health insurance issues?

 

Why does VPLC work so hard on health insurance issues?

 

For the third year in a row, VPLC … Read more

Rubber Stamp Justice:  Can’t we stop this abuse?

Rubber Stamp Justice: Can’t we stop this abuse?

Rubber Stamp Justice:  Can’t we stop this abuse?

 

Human Rights Watch released a report in January entitled Rubber Stamp … Read more

Nearly 421,900 Virginians purchased coverage; Praise Given to VPLC/ENROLL! Virginia

Nearly 421,900 Virginians purchased coverage; Praise Given to VPLC/ENROLL! Virginia

A big “THANK YOU!” goes to Governor McAuliffe and Secretary Hazel. Their leadership and support of efforts to increase access … Read more

Just Say No

Just Say No

Each legislative session in recent years has ushered in multiple proposals to drug test TANF recipients. This year was no … Read more

Below the Poverty Line

This year, multiple legislators have introduced bills designed to increase TANF benefits; and for good reason.  TANF, which provides cash-assistance … Read more

VPLC Applauds Historic Gun Agreement that Protects Some Domestic Violence Victims

VPLC Applauds Historic Gun Agreement that Protects Some Domestic Violence Victims

Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC) applauds the historic agreement between Governor Terry McAuliffe and Republican and Democratic leaders to, among … Read more

Stop Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Virginians

Stop Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Virginians

Financial exploitation is the illegal or improper use of someone else’s money or belongings … Read more

2016 Legislative Agenda

2016 Legislative Agenda

Hot off the Press and ready to view! We invite you to look at the 2016 VPLC Legislative Agenda to see… Read more
New Standards needed for Parent's Attorneys

New Standards needed for Parent’s Attorneys

Parents have a long-recognized constitutional right to raise their children as they see fit, without governmental interference.  The U.S. Supreme … Read more

CFPB imposes $8 million penalty on a company sued by VPLC last year

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action this week against nationwide subprime credit reporting agency Clarity Services, Inc for … Read more