Take Action on Tuesday, January 9th

January 3, 2018 by  
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Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center have a great action planned for Tuesday, January 9th. Learn more: Congress has been unable to fix the health care problems that worry Tennessee families. Most other states, led by officials of both parties, are making use of federal funds available to address their states’ health care needs. Tennessee […]

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Start 2018 with Action — and Burgers!

The Tennessee General Assembly is back next week and we plan to start 2018 by taking action! On January 9th, our friends at Tennessee Justice Center are going directly to the lawmakers and demanding action on healthcare! Join us as we GET LOUD and tell our legislators it’s time to bring Medicaid dollars back home […]

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Fund CHIP Now!

December 5, 2017 by  
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A very important message from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: Congress has been playing politics with children’s health coverage for the past two months. Congress failed to reauthorized the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) when it expired on September 30, even though CHIP has strong bipartisan support. We need you to sign your name on this petition to […]

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Tax Scam Threatens Health Care

November 16, 2017 by  
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The House is expected to pass it’s version of “tax reform” today and the Senate could move after Thanksgiving. Not only does this legislation add to the deficit and raise taxes on middle class families, it also threatens Medicare and Medicaid. Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center have more: Here we go again… Congressional leaders in […]

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#TrumpTaxScam Threatens Healthcare

They’re not done yet. While a strong group of citizen activists from around the country beat back repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Trump’s team is now trying to use tax policy to dismantle the health law. Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center have more: The tax proposal moving through Congress right now would irresponsibly add $1.5 TRILLION to the […]

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Don’t Get Distracted

July 27, 2017 by  
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An important message from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: If the dizzying speed of health care policy votes has left you confused, here’s what you need to know. On Tuesday in the early afternoon, the Senate secured the votes that it needed to pass the Motion to Proceed. This vote began debate on the […]

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What’s Next on Healthcare?

July 26, 2017 by  
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Our Senators — Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander — joined a slim majority to move forward on efforts to strip healthcare from 15 – 30 million Americans. Now, there’s Senate debate. What does that mean? What can you do? Keila Franks from Tennessee Justice Center explains: Right now, the Senate is debating various proposals to […]

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CALL NOW!

July 25, 2017 by  
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Today is the day! A message from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: The Senate plans to vote today around 2:15 ET (1:15 CT) on whether or not to consider versions of a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act and restructure our health care system in devastating ways. Your voice has never mattered […]

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They’re Back!

July 10, 2017 by  
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Legislators are back in Washington, DC this week after the July 4th recess. What does that mean for healthcare? Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center have some good information: Lawmakers return to D.C. today to resume work on ACA repeal and restructuring Medicaid after the week-long July 4th Congressional recess. After spending the recess dodging […]

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A Key Week on Health Care

An important message from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: Will you see friends and relatives on July 4th? Wondering how to talk to them about the Senate health care bill? Let TJC help! One good place to start is to learn why Senator Lamar Alexander’s statements about the Senate’s health bill have some serious problems. […]

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