Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

December 2019

STATEMENT OF SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER NORMENT ON NORTHAM ADMINISTRATION’S FAILURE ON MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENTS

Thu, 2019-12-05 10:30 -- Eric

WILLIAMSBURG, VA, 4 DECEMBER 2019: Senate Republican Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-James City) today issued the following statement regarding the announcement by Governor Ralph S. Northam (D) that his administration would no longer seek federal approval of work requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients:

“Today’s announcement was predictable and foreseeable.  I know because I was among the 49 Republican legislators who predicted and foresaw this result.