May 9, 2013
Molina Healthcare From left, Wanda Rixon, director of operations of Molina Healthcare of Virginia; Community Champion award recipients Hank Chao, Ann Louise Lainge Bailey and John Horejsi; Dr. Jean Glossa, medical director of Molina Healthcare of Virginia.
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Molina Healthcare honors local residents for making a difference in the community.
In the 1980s, Vienna resident John Horejsi and a “ragtag” group of social justice pioneers learned that Virginia was charging sales tax on food stamps. They discovered the sales tax boosted the state’s coffers by $9.5 million every year, money that they believed belonged to poor families for food or other necessary items.