Victory! House halts ACA repeal – because of YOU!

Victory! House halts ACA repeal because of you!

You called, you e-mailed, you rallied. They said we couldn’t stop Congress from repealing the Affordable Care Act, but you showed up anyway. And today, you WON. As you may have heard, the U.S. House of Representatives just pulled the “American Health Care Act,” their bill to gut the Affordable Care Act and slash funding […]

The Medicaid Block Grant; Who Will Suffer?

Assault on Medicaid – The Block Grant Edition By Lexi Amos, Parent advocate for children’s rights Published in Missouri Autism Report, March/April 2017 edition In January, Missouri Senator David Slater (District 29: serving Barry, Lawrence, McDonald, Stone, and Taney Counties) introduced a bill that would change the financial structure of Missouri Medicaid (Mo HealthNet) into […]

We’re bringing the town hall to Senator Blunt this Saturday morning

Do our elected representatives care about our health care? This week is Congressional recess – meaning our elected officials have left their DC offices to join us, their constituents, back home in our home districts. Across the country members of Congress are holding public town halls to hear from their constituents. Currently, US Senator Roy […]

Senate Bill 28 on the move. Act now to save Medicaid.

Who loses under SB28? Kids, Families, Seniors & People with Disabilities

All session we have kept you updated on a dangerous bill – Senate Bill 28. Grassroots pressure from supporters like you stopped this dangerous bill in its tracks once. We’re at the point in session when bills turn into amendments to move through the process. We must remain diligent and we need you to take […]

Breaking: US House takes shameful health vote

Breaking News: The U.S. House just took its first vote to gut the Affordable Care Act.  The U.S. House has followed the Senate’s lead by voting 227-198 to pass the budget resolution designed to dismantle the ACA. Representatives Ann Wagner, Blaine Luetkemeyer, Vicki Hartzler, Sam Graves, Billy Long, and Jason Smith voted in favor of gutting the Affordable Care […]

Health Advocates Denounce U.S. Senate Vote to Gut Health Care

  The United State Senate voted in the wee hours of the morning, Thursday, January 12, to pass a budget resolution intended to dismantle much of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare or the ACA. The vote was 51-48, with all Republican Senators except one voting for it and all Democratic Senators voting […]

Take the #KeepOurCare Pledge

Missourians’ access to health care is at risk. President-elect Trump and Congressional leaders have pledged to make changes to health care that could result in millions of Americans losing access. They have repeatedly discussed repealing the Affordable Care Act without a clear plan for replacing it. Some leaders have also said they want to drastically […]