The AFP on WREL: Report blasts Virginia health care

Editor Chris Graham joins WREL’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan” to talk Virginia news and politics.

The segment begins with a discussion of the report of a state advisory council that this week told Gov. Bob McDonnell that the performance of the health-care industry in Virginia is mediocre. What steps can the administration and the General Assembly take in this tough budget environment to try to achieve reform in health care in Virginia? Chris tries to give some insight into what the next steps might be.

We wrap the week with a review of a proposal from Republican lawmaker Bob Marshall to bar gays and lesbians from serving in the Virginia National Guard in the wake of the repeal of the federal don’t ask, don’t tell policy. Does the effort have a chance of becoming the law of the Commonwealth?

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