In Virginia, Marbell Castillo holds her granddaughter, Maia Powell, during a recent checkup. Virginia is among states hoping Congress refunds the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
In Virginia, Marbell Castillo holds her granddaughter, Maia Powell, during a recent checkup. Virginia is among states hoping Congress refunds the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Matt McClain The Washington Post
In Virginia, Marbell Castillo holds her granddaughter, Maia Powell, during a recent checkup. Virginia is among states hoping Congress refunds the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Matt McClain The Washington Post

Nightmare before Christmas: 32,000 local children face losing health insurance

November 28, 2017 08:20 PM

UPDATED November 29, 2017 12:00 AM

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