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Kaine Statement On VA Senate Passage Of Medicaid Expansion


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, released the following statement on the Virginia Senate’s passage of Medicaid expansion:

“I’m thrilled that today, Virginia has finally moved to expand Medicaid, which will help hundreds of thousands of people get the care they need. While no compromise is perfect, it is a true bipartisan effort that will make our communities healthier, and I’m grateful to the legislators and Governor Northam who are working tirelessly to get it over the finish line.”

The bill now advances to the House for consideration.