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Senate Health vote by 9/30 – calls needed to NYS House members
September 22, 2017

The US Senate is poised to vote on a new bill called Cassidy-Graham to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. This bill is worse than many previous proposals, and estimates Read more here NYS will be negatively impacted: Five states would see a reduction in federal funds of 30 percent or more from 2020-2026. New […]

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Senate Health Care Vote Likely July 20, 2017 – Calls needed
July 12, 2017

Even if you called already – make another call before the expected vote on Thursday July 20. Representatives and Senators heard an earful during the Congressional recess; constituents want health insurance fixed, not worsened. Constituent outrage has slowed down passage, but the Senate Health Care bill is getting worse and worse. Now, on top of […]

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Defend Medicaid NYC rally
March 19, 2017

Medicaid is under attack.  Join us in NYC on April 6. See the flyer

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