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I am very disappointed in the Republican Party in Virginia. Bill Howell has his head stuck in the sand. It is time for him to call it a day.
We need the Medicaid expansion to cover 400,000-plus working poor in Virginia mainly because it is a good thing to do to help adults who are trying to support a family.
A lot of these people have chronic diseases like diabetes, lupus and fibromyalgia, and a trip to a doctor can put them on the right track.
Also, there are people who need some guidance in order to live a healthier lifestyle.
The federal funds are there, so please give these hard workers access to a better life. In the end, it will save the commonwealth of Virginia lots of money by eliminating health care costs.
I worked in Stafford County's Department of Social Services and always felt bad when this group of people did not qualify for medical benefits.
Republicans, please listen--these are individuals who deserve a break. The funds are there. Take them, Virginia!
Mary Ellen Sullivan