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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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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GOP Is In Chaos—and 2018 is just around the corner

70 days in and it’s already been pretty rough for residents of Trumpland. The “Obamacare” repeal? Couldn’t get a vote. The Muslim ban 1.0 and then 2.0? Laughed out of court. The budget? “Dead on arrival,” at least, according to Senator Lindsey Graham. “You’re fired” seems to have taken over as the mode of operation, …

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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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