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Virginia Governors Mansion
RICHMOND _ AARP Virginia and the League of Women Voters of Virginia say they are disappointed that the People’s Debate is not included in the 2017 gubernatorial debate schedule, and are encouraging the candidates to reconsider.
October 9.
“The People’s Debate” to Allow Virginia to Make Informed Choices for Governor
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Be an informed voter by tuning in to the Congressional District 8 Candidate Forum at 7 p.m. on September 19. The forum will feature Democrat Donald Beyer, Jr., Republican Charles Hernick and Independent Julio Gracia. AARP has teamed up with The League of Women Voters and other groups to bring the broadcast to voters in the district.
Healthcare costs
RICHMOND — The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate reimbursements to physicians under Medicare. The Senate also voted on the Cardin-Vitter “Seniors’ Amendment” which was a Key Vote for AARP.
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RICHMOND _Virginia voters will have a chance to publicly ask candidates for Congress and U.S. Senate questions and the office-seekers will have the opportunity to answer those questions in a continuous open forum between now and Election Day.
RICHMOND _ AARP Virginia and the League of Women Voters of Virginia are pleased to announce that U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie has agreed to participate in the People’s Debate on October 13.
Before heading off to the polls Nov. 5, make sure you have an acceptable form of identification. Virginia voters are now required to show ID in order to cast a normal or absentee ballot. If you fail to present an acceptable form of ID you will be given the option to vote a provisional ballot.
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