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.
From Alaska to Maine and from Florida to Nebraska, MoveOn members all over the country continue to fight to stop the Republican blockade of federal funds that their states should be using under the Affordable Care Act to provide health care to millions of uninsured Americans. Montana last week became the first state to expand […]
New polls show that running on the Medicaid gap can be a potent strategy for Democrats in 2014.
MoveOn has just won a major victory in federal court. The state of Louisiana’s attempt to take down our billboard criticizing Gov. Jindal has been rejected.
Last week, Louisiana Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne sent MoveOn.org Civic Action a cease-and-desist letter claiming that the group’s new billboard, which calls on Governor Bobby Jindal to expand Medicaid to 242,000 Louisianans, was tarnishing Louisiana’s award-winning tourism slogan, “Pick Your Passion.”
Meet Jennifer Lunden and Linda Cook, two first-time MoveOn petition-starters who, together with nearly 30,000 signers, are fighting for healthcare.
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.
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.
MoveOn Members Rally in North Carolina Today Over Cuts to Unemployment Benefits, Voter ID Bill, and Extreme Abortion Bill
Today, led by North Carolina resident Shawn Trimble, MoveOn members gathered at North Carolina’s Capitol building to deliver a petition with more than 11,000 signature to members of the legislature and Governor McCrory.
This says it all.