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March 2018

Jefferson Journal:  Medicaid Expansion a Huge Budget Risk

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Jefferson Journal: Medicaid Expansion a Huge Budget Risk — By Michael Thompson  The current budget stalemate over Medicaid expansion is similar to what the state faced in former Governor Terry McAuliffe's first year in office.  But the issue deserves a full and vibrant debate in the General Assembly, because expanding Medicaid is a risky business for the long-term financial health of the state budget.  (3/14/2018) Read It Here!

February 2018

The Jefferson Journal:  A Growing Economy Needs Regional Bank De-Regulation

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The Jefferson Journal: A Growing Economy Needs Regional Bank De-Regulation — By Michael Thompson.  The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform is hobbling Virginia's regional banks and, in turn, hurting economic growth in the Commonwealth.  In fact, Virginia has missed out on nearly $18 billion in annual GDP growth due to the improperly calibrated regulations on regional banks under Dodd-Frank.  It's time to change it.  Read It Here!

February 2018

Meet Isaac ...

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Meet Isaac ... — Today, more than 3,300 at-risk Virginia children receive more than $10.6 million in scholarships from the Education Improvement Scholarship Tax Credit to attend a better school.  Want to know how it works?  More than 210,000 Virginians have watched this short video laying it all out -- and telling you how you can get involved!  Click Here!

February 2018

New Poll:  Virginians Support Medicaid Work Requirement By Three to One Margin

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New Poll: Virginians Support Medicaid Work Requirement By Three to One Margin — 2/8/2018 -- The Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy today released a poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategies showing strong support in all areas of the state for a work requirement for able-bodied Medicaid recipients.  By a 68 to 22 percent margin, Virginia voters support a work requirement for those receiving Medicaid.

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