Don Beyer today called for closing the health care “coverage gap” in Virginia by expanding Medicaid coverage to hundreds of thousands of uninsured Virginians through a federal/state partnership. He pledged that as a member of Congress he would demand that the federal government uphold its end of the bargain, and referenced an earlier cooperative effort – one that brought health care to thousands of Virginia children -- as a model for reaching agreement on the current proposal.
Flanked by local and national environmental leaders, former Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer today announced his support for a progressive carbon tax in order to fight climate change, spur green energy, and heighten consumer consciousness on this critical issue.
This Saturday, March 15, at 11 am, please join former Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer, Democratic candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 8th congressional district in Northern Virginia, for a Potomac River-side conversation about environmental issues.
Former presidential candidate Howard Dean will return to Northern Virginia on April 15th to announce he is endorsing Don Beyer in his bid for Virginia’s 8th District seat in Congress.