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Health law attorney Jill Hanken at the Virginia Poverty Law Center discusses the minimal costs and huge benefits of Medicaid expansion that Virginia may foolishly decline, which would turn down $29 billion dollars in federal money that would will insure 400,000 Virginians and create 30,000 jobs. And during this week’s “News You Can Use,” you’ll learn how significantly reduced funding provided by Congress has closed public hours at the Social Security Administration 6 or 7 hours a week.
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