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ACTION ALERT: This week, remind Congress that they represent YOU!

Congress is determined to pass their disastrous tax bill before their scheduled recess begins on Friday. This week is critical – we need your voice to stop this bill. Your advocacy has already significantly delayed their process, and with your help we can grind it to a halt. There are a lot...

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ACTION ALERT: Tell Congress: it’s time to do the right thing

Last week, Congress expected to neatly finish passing their destructive tax bill on Monday – but yesterday, we saw that your advocacy had thrown a wrench in the works, further delaying the #TaxOnDisability from becoming law. With one more push, we could end this devastating bill for good. Keep...

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LAST CHANCE to stop the #TaxOnDisability

The Senate just voted to pass the tax bill, putting the health of millions of Americans in jeopardy. The last stop for this bill is the House of Representatives – if the House votes yes, it becomes law. That vote is likely happening THIS MONDAY, so we have no...

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ACTION ALERT: ️National Call-In: Tell Congress “No Tax on Disability!”

Right now, Congress is trying to ram through their tax reform bill — and if it passes, it’ll be devastating to people with disabilities. We can still stop this bill from passing, but only if we take action together. TODAY, Wednesday, November 29, is a national disability community call-in day. We need your...

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ACTION ALERT: Tell your Senators “no thanks” to repealing the ACA

What’s happening in the Senate now could hurt people with disabilities for years to come. Here’s what’s going on: More attacks on the Affordable Care Act. The Senate tax bill would repeal the individual mandate of the ACA – the part that makes insurance affordable for most people. Repealing...

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ACTION ALERT: ACA Repeal is Back – We Need YOU!

ACA repeal is back, and it’s just as bad as ever. Health care and Medicaid for people with disabilities are being threatened once again in order to pay for a tax cut for the wealthiest Americans. Congress is using the current Senate tax bill to try to repeal the...

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ACTION ALERT: ACA Repeal is back

Yesterday, Congress posted their newest version of their tax reform bill. In addition to the things in the bill that already hurt people with disabilities, we saw ACA repeal come back from the dead. They’re doing this by trying to repeal the individual mandate, which is what makes insurance...

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ACTION ALERT: 4 More Days

On Monday, we watched as hundreds of disabled people lined up to attend Congress’ only hearing on ACA repeal, only to be kept out of the room where the future of our health care was being debated. We watched as people with disabilities were arrested for protesting a bill...

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TODAY: National Disability Call-In Day to Save Medicaid

Medicaid and waiver services are under attack. The most recent attempt at ACA repeal features cuts and caps to Medicaid that would cause serious damage to millions of people with disabilities. The Graham-Cassidy bill poses a threat to our community, and it needs to be stopped. ASAN is cosponsoring...

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8 DAYS to save our health care

The threat of ACA repeal is back, and it is worse than ever. Congress is set to vote on Graham-Cassidy, a bill that would raise premiums for most families, allow insurance to discriminate based on pre-existing conditions, and make devastating cuts to Medicaid. Congress is serious about trying to...

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