Virginia Candidates for Governor and Their Views on Healthcare, Education, and Transportation
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There are some issues in the state of Virginia dealing with job creation, economic growth, abortion, drug reform and many others. I’ll be talking about how the candidates for Virginia governor and I feel about these issues in Virginia. The major three issues I chosen to talk about are health care, education and transportation. I’ll show you the three candidates’ stances on the issues and even mine. Also, how would I change the current laws regarding these matters.
The first major issue that I’m going to talk about is health care. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the federal government is offering Virginia $21 billion in funding over seven years to expand our Medicaid program. If we don’t accept the money, it will simply flow to other states. Terry believes that Virginia taxpayer money should stay in Virginia. Accepting federal funds for Medicaid has broad bipartisan support: Both very conservative and very liberal Governors have accepted the funds. Expanding Medicaid will cover almost 400,000 uninsured Virginians and create up to 33,000 jobs by 2021, according to the Senate...