Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“They said that ongoing efforts to reform Medicaid in the commonwealth should be given time to bear fruit before expansion is considered.”  Va. House Members Say No to Medicaid Expansion (Washington Post)

“The president called on Congress, business owners and local representatives to take action to raise the wage floor across the country.” The State of the Minimum Wage (CNN)

“The stigma that surrounds these tragedies is often fed by misinformation and misunderstanding.” Stop Talking and Start Acting on Mental Health (Huffington Post)

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