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.
Business NH Magazine selects CCA Global Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO Howard Brodsky, as statewide Business Leader of the Decade.
In case you missed it, The New York Times reported on a new study estimating that 5.4 million American workers lost their health insurance between February and May of this year.
As the country faces a once-in-a-lifetime health care crisis, it has never been more clear that President Trump’s war on health care is especially dangerous for seniors. Seniors are at high risk of developing serious complications if they contract coronavirus, with 80 percent of U.S. deaths occurring among those aged 65 and older. Despite dire warnings from experts, President Trump and Republican lawmakers across the country have prioritized reopening the economy while sacrificing the health and safety of our nation’s most vulnerable.
POC NH’s Days of Action Included Groundswell of Activity Across the Nation Highlighting Trump and Republicans’ Efforts to Terminate the Affordable Care Act