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On Saturday, January 21, 2017 millions of women and men gathered--in the streets of Washington, in cities and towns across the United States, in countries around the world--to demand their voices be heard. The Women's March was a powerful, inspiring event--but even before the crowds had begun to disperse, the crucial question was asked: What next? Read More
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ACTION ALERT: STOP THE REPEAL of ACA!
ACA's transformational reforms provide universal health care for all Americans. Children will no longer be denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions, young adults can stay on their parents' health plans as dependents until age 26, Medicare participants will have annual check-ups and mammograms, and many uninsured Americans will now have health care coverage. It also includes coverage of preventive care, limits on out-of-pocket costs, and a prohibition on life-time insurance caps. The ACA ensures that women can no longer be charged more for health care than men.
- NC Representative Graig Meyer's November 14, 2016 presentation to LWVODC: NC Public Education and the NC Legislature, What is on the Horizon, can be watched on Youtube. Because of the length of the video, it is posted in two parts. Part 1 and Part 2
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