With Tax Hikes for Working Class, CBO Shows Senate GOP Plan ‘Steals From Poor, Gives to Rich’

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/11/27/tax-hikes-working-class-cbo-shows-senate-gop-plan-steals-poor-gives-rich Published on Monday, November 27, 2017 by Common Dreams New report shows that in 2027, taxpayers making up to $75,000 would see a tax hike By Andrea Germanos, staff writer Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) … Continued

New Report Details ’13 Terrible Things’ About Senate GOP Tax Plan

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/11/21/new-report-details-13-terrible-things-about-senate-gop-tax-plan Published on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by Common Dreams Americans for Tax Fairness warns that the bill gives most of the tax cuts to the richest 1%, makes 82 million middle-class families pay more in taxes, and … Continued

Senate Tax Vote Could Happen Tonight or Tomorrow—Calls, Emails Needed NOW!

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): We need your help TODAY! The Senate could vote on their massive tax bill as early as late tonight, or early tomorrow morning. The huge deficits these tax cuts will run up will … Continued

Call TODAY—Tell PA Members of Congress to Reject the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Things are moving fast… The Senate may vote on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as soon as Thursday, November 30. This tax bill is fundamentally flawed and cannot be fixed – in three big ways: It is irresponsible, growing … Continued

The Votes Are In: Medicaid Has Strong Public Support

Posted at https://www.clasp.org/blog/votes-are-medicaid-has-strong-public-support By Suzanne Wikle Once again, Medicaid is the week’s hot topic. On the one hand, the Trump Administration is taking action to reduce access to Medicaid for low-income workers, while on the other hand, voters are saying … Continued

Now’s the Time to Make Health-Insurance Decisions

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-07/health-issues/nows-the-time-to-make-health-insurance-decisions/a60173-1 November 7, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Open enrollment ends Dec. 7 for Medicare and Dec. 15 for marketplace insurance. (Rhoda Baer/PA AARPWikimedia Commons) HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvanians young … Continued

Get the Word Out About Opportunities to Enroll for Health Insurance—Open Enrollment

From Moms Rising (https://www.momsrising.org/): It’s time to #KeepMarching and use our outside voices for health care! President Trump and his administration have taken some terrible steps this year to sabotage our health care, limit consumer access to information, and confuse … Continued

Let the Government Negotiate Drug Prices—and Use Savings to Bolster ACA

From the Economic Policy Institute (http://www.epi.org/): In EPI’s Working Economics blog, EPI’s Bivens lauds Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Democratic colleagues in the Senate and the House for pushing meaningful health care reform by introducing the Medicare Drug Price Negotiation … Continued