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CHIP Bill Introduced in Senate: Congress must act quickly!

Posted:  -  By: Ashley Everette

As mentioned in our blog last week, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), known as FAMIS in Virginia, provides health insurance coverage to 123,256 low-income children and 1,146 pregnant women in…

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Meet Voices New Intern, Mary Pollock

Posted:  -  By: Allison Gilbreath

Written By: Mary Pollock Ever since I was little, I have always been involved in some way or another in the well-being of children. From being the oldest of eight…

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The Clock is Ticking: Congress must act quickly to extend CHIP funding

Posted:  -  By: Ashley Everette

Together, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), known as FAMIS in Virginia, provide critical health coverage to more than 720,000 children in Virginia. These programs work hand-in-hand and…

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Recap: Gubernatorial Candidate Forum 9/8/17

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

During the busy Labor Day week of campaign events, gubernatorial candidates Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam took time to talk about critical issues facing Virginia’s families. Close to 200 voters…

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Ask the Candidates for Governor Challenge: A Crowdsourced Contest (Updated 8/29)

Posted:  -  By: Allison Gilbreath

With the Presidential election in our rear view mirrors, Virginia politics has begun to heat up. In November, Virginia will elect a new Governor.  Youth want to know where candidates stand on issues that impact…

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