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The Latest News in Trump’s America

The Latest News in Trump’s America

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News tracks the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity. We have reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest:  Bipartisanship? In 2017? Yes, on Criminal Justice, Immigration and Families. Congress can be a bitter and […]

The Call for Proper Health Care in Calif. Takes Shape in a Lawsuit

The Call for Proper Health Care in Calif. Takes Shape in a Lawsuit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is harming medical care for more than 13 million lower-income residents, more than half of them Latinos, by failing to pay doctors enough to provide proper care, according to a lawsuit filed on July 12.  The lawsuit alleges the state is violating Latinos’ civil rights by providing low reimbursements to […]

The Latest News in Trump’s America

The Latest News in Trump’s America

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News tracks the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity. We have reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest:    As D.C. Sputters, Good Caregiver News for Families in Hawaii Far from the policy stops […]

Is It Still a Health Care Bill if It Hurts Working Families?

Is It Still a Health Care Bill if It Hurts Working Families?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell released his new but still-reeling health care bill Thursday, bidding for conservative support by letting insurers sell low-cost, skimpy policies and reaching for moderates with added billions to combat opioid abuse and help states rein in consumers’ skyrocketing insurance costs.  However, allowing insurers to offer bare-bones plans […]

The Latest News in Trump’s America

The Latest News in Trump’s America

Every other Thursday, the Equal Voice News digest, “Making It in Trump’s America: People, Policy & Poverty,” will track the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity. We’ll have reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest:    Health Care Bill […]

Senate GOP Postpones Health Care Vote Until After July 4

Senate GOP Postpones Health Care Vote Until After July 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debating the legislation, two sources said Tuesday.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., […]

Medicaid Support for Poor Families Threatened On Several Fronts

Medicaid Support for Poor Families Threatened On Several Fronts

The congressional push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is overshadowing one of the most serious threats in years to the nation’s safety net for poor families: a dramatic reshaping and reduction of Medicaid. Before the year ends, funding for Medicaid, which provides health care for one out of five Americans, could be targeted […]

The Issue of 23M More Uninsured Americans Goes to the Senate

The Issue of 23M More Uninsured Americans Goes to the Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress’ official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and costly, perhaps unaffordable coverage for the seriously ill. Now Republicans in the Senate have to decide how to make their version different. The Congressional Budget Office report, issued Wednesday, also found […]

U.S. House Approves Obamacare Repeal Bill, Sending AHCA to Senate

U.S. House Approves Obamacare Repeal Bill, Sending AHCA to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relieved Republicans muscled their health care bill through the House Thursday, taking their biggest step toward dismantling the Obama health care overhaul since Donald Trump took office. They won passage only after overcoming their own divisions that nearly sank the measure six weeks ago. Jubilant Republicans, celebrating what they hope will soon […]

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