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Senator Jennifer Wexton in the News

Letter to the Editor from Senator Wexton: Combating Childhood Hunger in Loudoun County

July 31, 2014News Clip

Sterling, VA - Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-33) recently toured Sugarland Elementary in Sterling to learn about their summer lunch program, which helps children in Loudoun County who might go hungry get a nutritious meal during the summer months.  She toured the facility with Eileen Rafferty-Fore, a volunteer who helps administer Sugarland Elementary's program, and Principal Angela Robinson, who was principal at Sugarland for eight years.

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Sheriff's Office Receives $20k Worth of Donated ID Books

June 20, 2014News Clip

Leesburg, VA - State Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-33) and Al Christian of Premium Distributors presented $20,000 worth of photo ID reference books to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office this week.

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Republican Delegates in the Hot Seat as Ashburn Health Care Rally

April 30, 2014News Clip

Ashburn, VA:  State representatives on both sides of the health care debate came face-to-face with Loudoun County residents Monday night at the Ashburn Library to discuss the inclusion of Medicaid expansion as part of the state’s budget.

A town hall meeting hosted by national conservative political group Americans for Prosperity, which opposes Medicaid expansion as proposed by the governor, was met with a strong counter message from a group that gathered for a rally just minutes before.

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Leesburg Council Endorses Medicaid Expansion in State Budget Debate

April 15, 2014News Clip

Leesburg, VA -  The Leesburg Town Council this week weighed in on the General Assembly’s budget battle, adopting a resolution calling for the General Assembly to approve an expansion of Medicaid.

The vote was 5-2, with Councilmen Tom Dunn and Kevin Wright opposed.

State Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-33) asked the council to take a position supporting efforts by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Senate to implement a form of Medicaid expansion as part of the state budget.

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Loudoun Times-Mirror: Virginia Should Support Medicaid Expansion

April 9, 2014News Clip

Perhaps no issue deserves our respect and attention more than the one on whether to expand Medicaid in the commonwealth. There are strong ideas on both sides of an issue that impacts virtually everyone in Virginia.

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