Concord, New Hampshire — Yesterday, Rep. Pappas along with Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) along and some of their House colleagues introduced a resolution demanding that the Department of Justice defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in court and drop the lawsuit to repeal the health care law and protections relied on by millions of Americans as the nation faces the worsening coronavirus pandemic. Protect Our Care New Hampshire State Director Jayme Simoes issued the following statement in response:
Today, Vice President Joseph Biden announced Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. Brad Woodhouse, Executive Director of Protect Our Care, released the following statement in response:
Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, Protect Our Care NH event brings community together to address disparities in COVID-19
Office of Health Equity to discuss health disparities in New Hampshire on Webinar this week Event presented by The Concord Chamber in partnership with Protect Our Care NH and Granite State Progress
Concord, NH — Last night, Reps. Chris Pappas, Ann Kuster, and their colleagues in the House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14) to protect the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from attacks by President Trump and elected Republicans across the country in the middle of a pandemic. As part of the appropriations process, Rep. Underwood’s amendment prohibits the Department of Justice from using funds to undermine the ACA, including its effort to completely overturn the law in California v. Texas, which will be heard in the Supreme Court’s upcoming term.
As school districts plan to bring students back to the classroom, mishandling of the pandemic across the nation means uncertainty for New Hampshire teachers, students and parents.
Ad Launched Today Is Part of Protect Our Care’s Previously Announced $2 Million Digital and TV Ad Campaign On Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response
In the early morning hours of July 28, 2017, Senator John McCain made one of the most consequential votes in the history of American health care when he gave his memorable “thumbs-down” to block Senate Republicans’ effort to repeal the ACA. Blocking repeal in the Senate was particularly meaningful to those of us at Protect Our Care. We were founded for the purpose of stopping repeal, and working alongside hundreds of groups and health care champions across the country, and listening to the voices of Americans in town halls, was a powerful experience for all of us.
New Digital Ad From POC Targets Trump and Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Steve Daines (R-MT) and Martha McSally (R-AZ) for Continuing to Support Repealing the Health Care Law
While the state is trending in the right direction, mishandling of the pandemic across the nation could pose a risk of a second wave in New Hampshire.