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Monthly archive February, 2016
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

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
#FosteringFutures for Youth Aging Out of Care

#FosteringFutures for Youth Aging Out of Care

VPLC is once again working with Voices for Virginia’s Children on foster care issues.  Below is a guest blog from … 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