Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in News |

 

Thank you to everyone who participated in Delegate Roxann Robinson’s 2018 General Assembly Telephone Town Hall.   We had great questions from the audience varying from Medicaid expansion, job growth, education, and gun control.  During the town hall, listeners were able to participate in my 6 question poll.   The results are in!  Below are the results of these questions.

 

  1. What core service provided by state government should be our top priority? Please only choose one.
    • Fostering Jobs and Economic Development…………………………………….. 40%
    • Supporting K-12 Schools and Higher Education………………………………..16%
    • Providing Health Care and Other Services for Those in Need……………26%
    • Strengthening Virginia’s Transportation System……………………………….14%
    • Protecting the Environment………………………………………………………………..5%
  2. Do you think we should provide more security and have better protocol in our local schools to keep our children safe.
    • Support………………………………………………………………………………………….78%
    • Not Support…………………………………………………………………………………….11%
    • Undecided………………………………………………………………………………………11%
  3. Would you support a law that would allow localities to choose when their public schools start their school calendar
    • Support………………………………………………………………………………………….63%
    • Not Support…………………………………………………………………………………..25%
    • Undecided……………………………………………………………………………………..12%
  4. Do you think HB 1251/SB 719 expansion of uses for medical marijuana is enough or do you think Virginia should fully legalize marijuana
    • Current legislation is enough………………………………………………………….48%
    • We need to expand medical marijuana further……………………………….26%
    • We should legalize marijuana completely………………………………………..26%
  5. Should we expand Medicaid?
    • Yes, we should expand Medicaid……………………………………………………….25%
    • Yes, we should expand Medicaid if we enact work requirements………18%
    • We should not expand Medicaid no matter what………………………………25%
    • We should not expand Medicaid, we should look at other option to
      assist low-income individuals in attaining affordable healthcare………..33%
  6. Do you think the General Assembly should continue to prioritize regulatory reform as a way to reduce bureaucracy?
    • Yes, regulatory reform should be a top priority………………………………..58%
    • No, there are other more important issues………………………………………13%
    • Undecided………………………………………………………………………………………….3%