12 On Your Side Alert: Warning About E-mail Loan Offers

By Gray Hall, NBC 12 There is a warning about a suspicious email that may show up in your inbox. It’s an offer for a loan. If you need some quick cash, it may sound good but consumer experts say don’t reply. The subject of this email is “Do you need a loan?” If you […]

Jill Hanken Named to 2013 Class of “Leaders in the Law”

Virginia Lawyers Media, the publisher of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, has announced the 2013 class of “Leaders in the Law.” Now in its eighth year, this awards program recognizes the lawyers across the commonwealth who are setting the standard for other lawyers in Virginia. “Leaders” are recognized for changing the law, serving the community, changing practice or […]

HHS Delivers $67 Million to Pay for Health Care Enrollment ‘Navigators’

McClatchy Newspapers After several months of delays, the Obama administration awarded $67 million on Thursday to fund an army of outreach and enrollment workers known as “navigators,” who will help people sign up for coverage on the new state health insurance marketplaces beginning Oct. 1. With less than seven weeks to go before the marketplaces […]

Representative Bobby Scott Town Hall Meeting on the Health Care Law

Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) held a town hall information session with constituents on the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare. He was joined in the Imani Center in Richmond by state and federal officials, some of whom used slides in their presentations. Topics included how people would be able to get insurance through the new […]

Medicaid Expansion Would Fund VRS

By Jill Hanken, Richmond Times-Dispatch Letter to the Editor Editor, Times-Dispatch: You recently urged state legislators to support the Virginia Retirement System with $320 million over the next two years (i.e., $160 million per year) before paying for the Medicaid expansion, which you correctly stated would cost Virginia $137 million over nine years (i.e., $15.2 […]

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