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Republicans block health insurance expansion

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The environment wasn’t the only victim of yesterday’s veto session – House Republicans also squashed funding for a public-private partnership that would have helped provide health insurance to low-income workers employed by small businesses.

In the video below, Del. Brian Moran explains how the pilot program would have helped lower insurance costs for all Virginians.

The amendment was defeated by a 43-53 vote.

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April 24, 2008 at 10:13 am

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