VA Lawmakers Discuss Tenant/Management Agreements

By Tommie McNeil, WVTF Public Radio Under many rental agreements, tenants sign off on a provision that allows housing managers and staff to enter a home to address concerns or inspect the premises.  Now state lawmakers are weighing whether such agreements should be extended to homes that are actually OWNED by tenants– who are leasing […]

Hazel Says U.S. Health Care Funds Could Narrow VA Budget Gap

By Andrew Cain, Richmond Times-Dispatch If Medicaid expansion began in Virginia on July 1, Virginia would take in more than $230 million in federal offsets that would alleviate 71 percent of the state’s $322 million budget gap, according to Bill Hazel, the state secretary of Health and Human Resources. “The governor is fairly committed to […]

FAMIS MOMS Coverage is Back!

The FAMIS MOMS program was reinstated on December 1! This program provides health coverage for pregnant women.  You may be eligible if you: Are a resident of Virginia Are currently pregnant or within the sixty-day period after your pregnancy ends Do not have access to a state employee health plan Are a U.S. citizen or […]

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