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Number of uninsured Americans increases under Trump

The number of uninsured Americans increased in 2018, marking the first increase in the uninsured rate since the Affordable Care Act passed...

Virginia’s poverty rate falls by 1%

Virginia’s poverty rate fell by 1% in 2017-2018, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The...

Anti-Trump group raises over half a million dollars for Virginia legislative candidates

A national anti-Trump grassroots organization has raised over $550,000 from volunteers and donors to support Virginia General Assembly candidates in swing districts.

UVA Medical Center to change billing and collection policies after scathing report

The University of Virginia Medical Center is reviewing its policy of suing and garnishing wages of patients with outstanding medical bills, after...

Virginia couples sue state for requiring race question on marriage applications

Three couples filed a lawsuit in Alexandria's federal court last Thursday, saying rules requiring marriage license applicants to identify their race are...

Richmond City Council condemns use of conversion therapy

The Richmond City Council condemned the use of “conversion therapy” in the city on Monday, adopting a resolution first proposed by Mayor...

Virginian of the Week: Elizabeth Gray

Welcome to the latest edition of our Virginian of the Week series. This week, we interviewed Elizabeth Gray, a Lynchburg-based designer who...

Lawmakers, advocates gather to fight for paid leave in Virginia

The lack of paid family and medical leave laws in Virginia were the focus of a roundtable discussion in Richmond Friday, held...

Virginia Democrats have plans to address cost of insulin, other drugs

As the price of insulin has skyrocketed in the past decade, diabetics have been forced to ration their insulin, turn to cheaper...

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