LeeAnn Hall, co-director of People’s Action Institute, provided this statement today on the $15 minimum wage proposal: Organizations that make up People’s Action Institute have been fighting for a $15 minimum wage on the city and state level for years, helping lead the fight in Seattle – the first city to adopt $15 – and […]
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WASHINGTON – More than eight hundred grassroots community leaders gathered at the People’s Action “Hometown Rising Town Hall” on Tuesday to launch the next stage in the fight to stop Republicans from repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), gutting Medicaid and the Indian Health Service, and trading away health care for tax giveaways to corporations […]
Audience to include grassroots activists who have pledged to run for office. WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will speak to a thousand activists on Monday, including at least 50 who are pledging to run for office on a bold “protest to power” political platform, as part of the People’s Action “Rise Up: From Protest […]
On the anniversary of the signing of a law that made health care accessible and affordable for millions, House Republicans are about to vote on a bill that will do just the opposite. By enabling higher premiums, causing millions to lose insurance and putting Medicaid out of reach for untold numbers of struggling individuals and families, this bill would literally lead to the deaths of tens of thousands of people a year. But with enough pressure, we can defeat this bill. Call your House representative today. Tell them to kill the bill before it kills us.
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