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Tag: Medicaid

If House Bill Was ‘Mean,’ Senate Bill Is Cruel  

This bill will take a wrecking ball to health care in this country, leaving millions without care, making health care unaffordable for many, eliminating funding for Planned Parenthood, and giving massive tax cuts to the wealthy. Shockingly, this bill’s cuts to Medicaid are even deeper than those passed by the House—at a moment when Medicaid and Medicare should be dramatically expanded.

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MoveOn Members Urge Medicaid Expansion in Holdout States; New Billboards, Petitions, and Actions Target GOP Obstructionists in TX, FL, VA, NE, LA, and WI

As Republican governors and state legislators face increasing criticism for failing to provide access to health care for some of their poorest constituents, MoveOn members in Texas, Nebraska, Florida, Louisiana, Wisconsin, and Virginia are using billboards, petitions, and rallies to ratchet up the pressure on their elected officials and urge them to accept federal Medicaid funds, which would allow them to extend health coverage to more than two million Americans.

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VICTORY: Michigan Expands Medicaid Program

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The health of Michiganders was at stake while Republican Governor Rick Snyder decided whether to accept new federal dollars to expand the state’s Medicaid program. That’s why Fran Brennan of the organization Working America created a MoveOn Petition to Governor Snyder, asking him to accept the funds.

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