Tag Archives: ACA

Why the ACA Repeal Was Stopped, at Least for Now

Last week, for the first time in quite a while, Congress was not trying to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. With the immediate emergency of Congressional repeal on (temporary?) hold, we thought it might be a good opportunity … Continue reading

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Access Health CT & CT Insurance Department in “Wait and See” Mode

By Rosana Garcia Amid much uncertainty, the Access Health CT (AHCT) Board of Directors met yesterday morning. By the end of the meeting, not much was any clearer. Jim Wadleigh, the CEO of AHCT, opened with the statement that was … Continue reading

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#OurLivesOnTheLine Action 7.29.17

Thank you to EVERYONE who answered our call to send selfies and/or photos of loved ones. We gathered even more photos to illustrate that millions of people will be hurt if the Senate votes to decimate our health care. We also … Continue reading

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What happened in DC last week…and what now?

By Rosana Garcia Last Friday, in the wee hours of the morning The “skinny” repeal bill brought to the Senate floor very early Friday morning failed, when all 48 Democratic Senators, and 3 Republican Senators (Senators Collins, Murkowski and McCain) … Continue reading

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YOU did it again! Join us tomorrow (Sat, 7/29)!

SUCCESS! What a relief!  Overnight, the “skinny” repeal vote failed, when all Democratic Senators and Republican Senators Collins, Murkowski and McCain voted “no” on this damaging bill. THANK YOU to all of you who took action – sharing your stories, … Continue reading

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Join the July 29 Lives on the Line Health Care Action in Hartford

  By Lynne Ide Yet again, health care tops the news in Washington, D.C.  The U.S. Senate is poised to move forward and debate some version of a health care bill today and tomorrow – the exact details of which are unknown, … Continue reading

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Activism Matters!

We did it!  YOU did it! The town halls and phone calls, the die-ins and sit-ins, the emails and voicemails, sharing your stories, the letters to the editor, the marches, the rallies – they mattered!  Demonstrating that our lives are on the line worked! … Continue reading

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