Health Care

2 Women Senators Are Real Mavericks

from Huff Post, by Emma Gray. McCain cast the unexpected vote, but Murkowski and Collins never wavered. Senator John McCain made headlines early Friday morning when he cast an unexpected “no” vote against the Senate GOP’s Health Care Freedom Act (a.k.a. “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act). His vote was indeed surprising and decisive, and therefore newsworthy. But it was Senators Lisa …

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Floating health care protest held outside Tillis’ lake home

Charlotte Observer,  by LaVendrick Smith.   Protesters unhappy with the Senate’s health care bill held an unusual demonstration outside North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis’ home on Lake Norman Friday. Members from the group Progress NC and North Carolina residents who support the Affordable Care Act sailed in front of the Republican senator’s lake house in multiple …

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Weekly Calls July 3

AHCA SENATE VOTE CALL YOUR SENATORS.  Trumpcare is not dead, just delayed. Call Senators Tillis and Burr and tell them you do not like the Senate version of the bill any better than the House version. ASSAULT ON BIRTH CONTROL CALL Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney, 202/395-3080 HHS Secretary Tom Price, 202/205-5445 to object to the …

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Deep Disregard For Women’s Health

A Message from ACOG President Haywood L. Brown, MD – We’re Seeing a Deep Disregard for Women’s Health.  June 7, 2017 Newsletter. Recently, a leaked document confirmed that the Trump Administration may soon move to dismantle one of the most effective aspects of the Affordable Care Act – no cost access to contraceptive coverage. If …

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Indivisible: Live on Facebook Tonight

Congress heads back to Washington this week for four weeks of D.C. work before another recess in July, and they’re going to do everything they can to continue rubber-stamping Trump’s dangerous agenda. Republicans will try to push through their priorities so they can go home and tout their wins to their constituents, but the work …

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Inside Your (Legislative) Body

Welcome to week 10 of Inside Your Legislative Body. Just weeks after the Senate unveiled their anti-women’s health budget earlier this month, the NC House introduced their budget, which will make it even harder for the women of North Carolina to receive expert medical care. State Budget Update Earlier this month, the Senate budget saw …

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Democracy for Sale June 5

North Carolina — perhaps more than any other state in the Union — has been transformed by the new and growing tidal wave of political spending. Zach Galifianakis, the comic star of “The Hangover” movies, travels back to his home state of North Carolina to show how it has become a bellwether for the use …

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