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51 by 51: Right to Shop

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51 by 51 Right to Shop This year, the Republican-led House of Delegates passed a series of bills to help lower health insurance costs, improve transparency, and ensure better care. Our reforms put patients first. The House passed legislation to make it easier for small businesses to join together on health insurance coverage through “association” health plans. For too many small business … Read More

51 by 51: Lifted the age cap on Autism health coverage

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51 by 51 Lifted the age cap on Autism health coverage Continuing our week of highlighting healthcare related accomplishments from the Republican-led House of Delegates, this year Delegate Bob Thomas carried legislation to lift the age cap on autism health coverage, expanding access to health insurance for about 10,000 Virginians diagnosed with autism.  Currently, state law only says that health … Read More

51 by 51: Maternal Mortality Review Team

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51 by 51 Maternal Mortality Review Team This year, the Republican-led House of Delegates passed a series of bills to help lower health insurance costs, improve transparency, and ensure better care. Our reforms put patients first. The House passed legislation to make it easier for small businesses to join together on health insurance coverage through “association” health plans. For too … Read More

51 by 51: Better Insurance Access

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51 by 51 Better Insurance Access This year, the Republican-led House of Delegates passed a series of bills to help lower health insurance costs, improve transparency, and ensure better care. Our reforms put patients first. The House passed legislation to make it easier for small businesses to join together on health insurance coverage through “association” health plans. For too many … Read More

51 by 51: Elevating Women to Judgeships

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51 by 51 Elevating Women to Judgeships This year, the General Assembly elected Judge Teresa Chafin to the Supreme Court of Virginia, and Judge Patricia West as the newest judge on the State Corporation Commission. Since 2001, the Republican-led General Assembly has developed a consistent track record of elevating women and minorities in Virginia’s Judicial System. Judge West’s election to … Read More

51 by 51: Funding for School Safety

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51 by 51 Funding for School Safety Several days ago, we highlighted the various school safety policy accomplishments of the Republican-led House of Delegates.  These new policies are supported with a historic investment in school and student safety funding in the budget amendments adopted by the General Assembly The budget includes approximately $12 million in funding for school resource officers, school safety infrastructure, … Read More

51 by 51: New Jobs Coming to Virginia

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51 by 51 New Jobs Coming to Virginia Virginia is consistently ranked as a top state for doing business by numerous publications. This year the Republican-led House of Delegates passed legislation and incentives packages to help bring tens of thousands of new jobs to Virginia. Most notably after a nationwide search, Amazon chose Virginia as the location for their “HQ2” project, bringing more than … Read More

51 by 51: Tuition Freeze

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Tuition Freeze Virginia students borrow over $1 billion per year to attend college, creating a mounting pile of student debt that hurts our economy and our children’s futuer. Making college more affordable has long been a priority of the House of Delegates, and this year’s budget takes a huge step on higher education affordability. The budget includes $57 millions to incentivize … Read More