Monthly Archives: March 2017

Trump Orders EPA to Put American Lives at Risk

Quotes from: New Executive Order to Weaken Public Health Standards “Will Cost American Lives”  Statement of Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp – March 28, 2017 “Today President Trump signed an executive order commanding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to … Continue reading

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This Brought a Big Smile to my Face

By Bob Brody: This brought a big smile to my face: A petition I was so happy to sign. Click on this link to see the pictures. As per http://parentstogetheraction.org “We Delivered 600,000 Save PBS Kids Petitions to Congress On … Continue reading

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Impact of Repeal of ACA on First Congressional District (CD-1) of NYState

This was published in March 2017 by the Committee on Energy & Commerce, the Democratic Staff Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Democratic Staff (US House of Representatives) This fact sheet summarizes what is at stake when Zeldin … Continue reading

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Peter King & Lee Zeldin: will they sell us out?

This is sort of comical.  It is called the Collins amendment to the AHCA (Trumpcare) – it is a horse trade specific to NY State.  Only in New York! In NYS counties pay 13 % of the medicaid bill (the … Continue reading

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AHCA (Trumpcare) Bill is a Disaster

Here is why the American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) is a disaster. The bill has now been vetted (along with its latest changes). In particular, the Congressional Budget Office has reported on the bill and the Brookings Institution has discussed … Continue reading

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Trump (and Zeldin) are Tempting Fate!

“Trump Is Tempting Fate On Health Care” The Republican bill is really unpopular — and now Trump’s numbers are falling, too. As per  Nate Silver  on FiveThirtyEight.  Here are the relevant graphs for this great article: A good reminder of … Continue reading

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Medicaid Caps Pitched By GOP Could Shrink Seniors’ Benefits

This story was produced by Kaiser Health News, which publishes California Healthline, an editorially independent service of the California Health Care Foundation. By Stephanie O’Neil Before Medicaid Caps Pitched By GOP Could Shrink Seniors’ Benefits nursing home patient Carmencita Misa … Continue reading

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