Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC) is committed to leading and coordinating efforts to seek justice in civil legal matters for lower income Virginians.
Monthly archive January, 2013

Medicaid Expansion: A Win for all Virginians

By Jill Hanken and Dr. Christopher Lillis, Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star Op-Ed

Given a roomful of people, most people can’t tell … Read more

Medicaid Expansion-We Still Need Your Help!

Medicaid Expansion-We Still Need Your Help!

Martha Harding cares for four grandchildren, who are on Medicaid. She works in a minimum-wage administrative job. “I don’t have … Read more

Welfare bills progress in the Virginia Senate

By Kathy Adams, The Virginian-Pilot

Efforts to expand welfare eligibility, drug test some welfare recipients and limit where their benefits … Read more

Group: Medicaid Expansion = 30,000 Jobs + Billions to VA Economy

By Monique Coppola, Public News Service- VA

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell said in his State of the Commonwealth Address this … Read more

2013 Legislative Session

2013 Legislative Session

During the 2013 legislative session, VPLC will work to preserve and enhance opportunities for low-income Virginians to obtain health care, … Read more