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What Does The Hudson Ruling Mean For Health Care Reform?

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

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News of Judge Henry Hudson’s ruling that the key provision in the Obama health care law is unconstitutional spread quickly Monday afternoon.

Jost: HCR Bill “A Step In The Right Direction”

Monday, March 22, 2010

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Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past month, you know that last night the U.S. House of Representatives passed a monumental and controversial healthcare reform package. I emailed Harrisonburg resident and nationally-renown healthcare reform expert, Timothy Jost, to get his take on the historic bill.

Obama: “Healthcare Now,” Goodlatte: “Reset”

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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While President Obama is making his big push to pass his version of health care reform in Washington, Rep. Bob Goodlatte has been in the Shenandoah Valley, urging to put the brakes on current negotiations and start over.

Health Care Vigil Held As Senate Drops Public Option

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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Supporters of national health care reform that includes a “public option” huddled on the steps of the Harrisonburg court house yesterday evening, holding a candlelight vigil just as word leaked from Capitol Hill that the Democrats had compromised/caved on the government-run public option.

Health Care Bill Supporters Plan Vigil

Friday, December 4, 2009

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As the fight over the Democrats’ health care bill is being hotly debated in the U.S. Senate, some local supporters of the proposed reforms are planning a vigil on the court house steps for Tuesday, December 8 at 5:30.

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