Cruz Amdt is a Disaster for Healthcare … Nationwide

In rare joint letter, insurers say the Cruz amendment to the Senate Healthcare bill is “unworkable in any form” and will lead to “widespread terminations of coverage.”

Trumpka on the GOP’s Gutting of Healthcare

— Richard Trumka — President, AFL-CIO We are—and always will be—stronger together. You’ve proved that again by standing united in opposition to the GOP health care bill. More than 400,000 working people like you signed petitions aimed at Congress. More than 26,000 people made phone calls to their senator or representative urging them to oppose …

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NOW is THE Time!

We’re in danger of losing our health care. The Senate is inching closer to passing a devastating health care bill. If they do, then millions of people will see their health care coverage disappear. But you can do something about it. Nevada is particularly important in the fight to save our health care. Why? Because …

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Gov. Sandoval Vetoes Healthcare and Renewable Energy Bills

Governor Brian Sandoval vetoed Assembly Bill 374, which would have created a Medicaid buy-in option for all Nevadans. Nevada State Democratic Party Chair William McCurdy II released the following statement: “Republicans like Senator Heller and Congressman Amodei are actively sabotaging the Affordable Care Act and trying to pass a bill that increases your costs, slashes …

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Heller’s High (or should I say Low) Water on Healthcare

In case you haven’t heard, Senator Dean Heller supports MASSIVE cuts to Medicaid.  In fact, Senator Heller has drug the proverbial tea and has expressed his support for PHASING OUT the Medicaid expansion over the next 7 years. After weeks of denying, fudging and wriggling, Heller is finally admitting he’s ready to end the Medicaid …

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News & Views | 04.25.17

  Betraying ‘Hire American’ Pledge, Trump Rewards Companies Offshoring US Jobsby Lauren McCauleyThough he has the power, President Trump has yet to wield his executive authority to stop U.S. jobs from being shipped abroad   It’s Now Been Three Long Years Since Flint Had Clean Waterby Nika KnightFlint, Michigan has not had clean water since …

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News & Views | 04.13.17

 News… Commander-in-Chief Trump Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on Afghanistan by Lauren McCauley Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said the “unprecedented use of an MOAB…marks a new front in the almost 16 year war in Afghanistan.” Bill Introduced to Protect Fliers from Being Violently Dragged Off Planes by Nadia Prupis ‘Airlines and corporations clearly are not …

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Trumpcare Was for CEOs, Not Patients

Buried in Paul Ryan’s failed replacement for Obamacare was a huge handout to overpaid health insurance CEOs. By Jim Hightower, InOtherWords contributor It appears that House Speaker Paul Ryan’s 123-page legislative plan for Trumpcare, the GOP’s so-called “replacement” for Obamacare, is dead — for now, anyway. Republicans tried to rush it through, but not before …

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Senator Casey Releases 50 State Report on the Impacts of TrumpCare on Older Americans

Individual State Fact Sheets Confirm that TrumpCare Will Cause Premiums to Skyrocket for People Ages 50 to 64; Decimate Medicaid, Meaning Cuts to Care for the Most Vulnerable Seniors / Fact Sheets, Compiled by Senate Special Committee on Aging, Show Devastating Consequences of TrumpCare’s Age Tax in Each State / Data Confirms that TrumpCare Cuts …

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