“Medicaid does more than provide health coverage and services for seniors, low-income children and families, and people with disabilities. It is also an economic engine.” An Alliance report released just last month details the growing need for medicaid coverage in the state, while lawmakers are continuing a trend toward reducing more critical services. The resultContinue reading “Medicaid Matters in Idaho”
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What We Can’t Afford to Give Up in the Budget Fight
A report released by AFL-CIO lays out the state-by-state impact of cutting Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare.
Medicaid Expansion: The American Romance
You don’t have to go to the theater to see a good drama. Microwave some popcorn, plant yourself on the couch, and tune into your favorite news station to see this classic American romance tale unfold.
Supreme Court Upholds the ACA
LeeAnn Hall is the Executive Director of Alliance for a Just Society. Today the United States Supreme Court affirmed the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act – the federal health reform bill that grassroots leaders across the country fought so hard for. We are gratified that our efforts will continue to bear fruit and bringContinue reading “Supreme Court Upholds the ACA”
ACA Decision: Much at Stake for Small Businesses
Millions of small business owners, and their tens of millions of employees, will be greatly impacted by tomorrow’s US Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. The enormous benefits that the ACA provides–expanding coverage options, lowering costs and giving consumers, not insurance companies, control over their own health care, to name a few–hang inContinue reading “ACA Decision: Much at Stake for Small Businesses”
SCOTUS ruling on ACA expected Thursday; AJS affiliates and partners plan actions across the country
This Thursday the Supreme Court will rule on the future of the new health care law that already provides benefits to over 100 million people across the country. No matter the outcome, Alliance f or a Just Society affiliates and partners are planning responses to the decision all across the country. Below is a listContinue reading “SCOTUS ruling on ACA expected Thursday; AJS affiliates and partners plan actions across the country”
Does the NFIB represent small business…or big special interests?
Cross-posted from Public Campaign website. Analysis by Public Campaign and Alliance for a Just Society The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), heralded as the “voice” of America’s small businesses, has received renewed scrutiny due to its role as the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit to throw out the Affordable Care Act, which awaits aContinue reading “Does the NFIB represent small business…or big special interests?”
Cupcake Royale Owner to Congress: Move Forward on Health Care
Cross-posted from Main Street Alliance Congressional testimony may seem a long ways away from cupcake baking, but not for Jody Hall. Hall, owner of Seattle’s fast-growing Cupcake Royale and a leader with the Main Street Alliance of Washington, traveled to Washington, DC on May 31 to testify about health care reform before a House committee.
Daley’s View from Washington: Minority Health Month Cheers and Jeers
Bill Daley is the Federal Issues Policy Director at The Alliance for a Just Society. May was Minority Health Month and a couple of things happened that deserve a bit of attention. And it’s also important to note that not enough happened and more attention is needed.
Small Businesses Stand Up for Health Care
Small business leaders in the Main Street Alliance network stood up to be counted on health care over the last ten days as the Affordable Care Act’s two year anniversary led into oral arguments at the Supreme Court.