A Virginia budget amendment could restore health care coverage to some family members of first responders whose careers were ended by injuries. The Line of Duty Act (LODA) provides lifetime benefits to retired Fairfax County first responders like Scott Burris and Julie Kopp, who suffered their career-ending injuries while on duty. But in 2017, an overhaul excluded family members who…
A couple of years ago, changes to a Virginia law led to a number of family members losing their health coverage. Now, Gov. Ralph Northam says he wants to right a wrong. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan explains.