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COVID-19 will devastate Mississippi’s African American community

African Americans make up just under 40% of Mississippi’s total population, but represent 56% of its known COVID-19 infections and 72% of its deaths from the virus. “The reduction in income for people during this crisis is going to hit particularly hard in Mississippi … since a large part of […]
COVID-19 will devastate Mississippi’s African American community
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Virginia looks poised to secure a major win for Obamacare’s legacy

The Virginia Senate approved a state budget that includes Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. A final vote in the House is needed, but the move would make Virginia the 33rd state to approve Medicaid expansion. The potential is an example of Obamacare’s resiliency despite GOP attempts […]
Virginia looks poised to secure a major win for Obamacare’s legacy