Grassroots Resistance Credited as Republicans Forced to Postpone AHCA Vote

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/03/23/grassroots-resistance-credited-republicans-forced-postpone-ahca-vote Published on Thursday, March 23, 2017 by Common Dreams House vote moved to Friday, but with Republicans across the political spectrum unhappy with details of the AHCA, and mounting public opposition, the bill’s passage seems tenuous By … Continued

Supports for Individuals with Disabilities Are at Risk

Posted at http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/supports-for-individuals-with-disabilities-are-at-risk March 15, 2017 By Nune Phillips  The American Health Care Act (AHCA), sweeping legislation that would undo historic health care gains, is being rushed through Congress by House Republicans. If passed, it would have devastating consequences for vulnerable … Continued

DeLauro and Murray Push to Guarantee Paid Sick and Safe Days for Workers Nationwide

March 15, 2017 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/in-focus/delauro-and-murray-push-to-guarantee-paid-sick-and-safe-days-for-workers-nationwide By Zoe Ziliak Michel At a time when millions of Americans’ health insurance—and health—is imperiled by an attack on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), at least one bill introduced in Congress could have a positive impact on … Continued

President Trump’s Budget Poses Grave Danger to Wellbeing of Hard-Working Poor and Low-Income People—and the Nation’s Economy

Posted at http://www.clasp.org/news-room/news-releases/president-trumps-budget-poses-grave-danger-to-wellbeing-of-hard-working-poor-and-low-income-peopleand-the-nations-economy March 17, 2017 Washington, D.C., March 17, 2017—The budget proposed by President Trump signals a disturbing and perilous vision for America that abandons the millions of low- and moderate-income people who are working hard to strengthen their … Continued

Calls Still Needed: Tell PA Representatives to Vote NO on ACA Repeal/AHCA

From Insure PA (http://www.insurepa.org/): It’s been a dramatic 24 hours. As of yesterday, we heard that Congressional leadership had delayed the House vote on the bill that would dismantle Medicaid & strip 24 million Americans of their health coverage.  Now, we are hearing … Continued

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