HEALTHCARE FOR ALL VIRGINIANS 2017 PLATFORM VPLC is part of the Healthcare for All Virginians coalition and below is the coalition’s 2017 Platform. Both President-Elect Trump and the Republican Caucus in Congress have promised to drastically change many of the health programs that millions of Americans rely on. In addition to plans to “repeal and […]For Many, an Issue of Life or Death
“This is a fight we must win” said VPLC Health Law Attorney Jill Hanken at a rally on Sunday, January 15th at the state Capitol grounds bell tower. Senator Tim Kaine organized the event where Jill was one of more than 700 people rallying for the Affordable Care Act (ACA a.k.a. Obamacare)) and the rights of all Americans to have access to quality and […]Why does VPLC work so hard on health insurance issues?
Why does VPLC work so hard on health insurance issues? For the third year in a row, VPLC and our many allies tried but failed to get Virginia to close the health insurance coverage gap . Why do we keep working so hard on this? Take a look at this video and then try […]A Survivor’s Story
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, VPLC Staff Attorney Susheela Varky shares the story of one client who made it out of the hidden cycle of violence with help from multiple VPLC staff and other advocates. Luisa lifts the heavy vacuum cleaner and other cleaning supplies into the back of her van. She just […]