Health Care Category Archive

Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as Health Care

House Republicans Highlight Success of Legislative Agenda at End of 2011 Session

HouseGOP2011 General Assembly Session, Budget, Education, Energy, Featured, Federalism, Health Care, Issues, Jobs & Economy, Press Releases, Taxes, Transportation, Veterans

RICHMOND, VA – Highlighting the legislative achievements of the 60-member strong House Republican Majority Caucus in delivering real reforms and forward-looking investments to address the concerns of the Commonwealth, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) today highlighted the positive results of the policy initiatives advanced by House Republicans this year. After cutting fees, reducing authorized debt, investing … Read More

Comstock Leads “Hands Off My Healthcare Rally”

VA HouseGOPAnnouncements, Featured, Health Care, Issues

On March 19, President Obama will visit George Mason University to rally support for his health care proposal. Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean) and other GOP leaders will host a “Hands Off My Healthcare Rally” in opposition to the National Health Care Bill, from 8:30 am to 11 am. Check out Delegate Comstock’s blog post for details. Delegate Comstock led the … Read More

Republicans Highlight Success at Session Midpoint

VA HouseGOPEnergy, Featured, Health Care, Issues, Press Releases, Taxes, Transportation

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and House Majority Caucus Chairman Samuel A. “Sam” Nixon, Jr. (R-Chesterfield) today highlighted the many legislative successes so far by members of the Republican Majority Caucus through the halfway point of the 2010 Session of the Virginia General Assembly.  The announcement comes at the 2010 session’s midway mark, commonly referred to … Read More

Setting the Record Straight on MR Waivers

VA House GOPFeatured, Health Care

Delegate Phil Hamilton sets the record straight on MR Waivers: Setting the Record Straight on MR Waivers In a recent e-mail response to a question to the Governor about MR waivers, the Secretary of Health & Human Resources, Marilyn Tavenner wrote, “…Fortunately, the federal stimulus package enabled the Senate Finance Committee to restore funding to the Medicaid waiver program and … Read More

House Democrats Play Political Games with Autistic Children

VA House GOPFeatured, Health Care

Today, in a cynical display of political posturing and partisanship that exploits the tragic situation of Virginians with autism spectrum disorder, the following House Democrats voted against a measure that would have provided tangible financial assistance to children with autism spectrum disorder, allowing them to obtain the special educational services they need: Amundson BaCote Bouchard Bowling Brink Bulova Caputo Ebbin … Read More

House Republicans Champion Mental Health Reforms

VA House GOPFeatured, Health Care

Building on the landmark of Virginia’s mental health system enacted by the General Assembly in the 2008 session, Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and Delegates M. Kirkland “Kirk” Cox (Colonial Heights), Phillip A. Hamilton (R-Newport News), Robert B. “Rob” Bell (R-Albemarle) and Dr. John M. O’Bannon, III (R-Henrico) today announced a package of legislation … Read More

Republicans Announce Health Care Initiatives

VA House GOPFeatured, Health Care

Members of the Republican Caucus held a press conference to announce legislative initiatives that would make access to health care more affordable. Speaker Bill Howell (R-28) was joined by Delegate Sam Nixon (R-27), Delegate Phil Hamilton (R-93) and Delegate Danny Marshall (R-14) to talk about legislation that has been introduced in the 2009 General Assembly session to make health care … Read More