From Protest to Power: People’s Action Pivots to Recruiting, Electing and Governing

WASHINGTON – After helping build a national resistance movement against the Trump administration, People’s Action is taking the next step, harnessing the energy to move from protest to election victories – capturing governing power in the states and nationally. More than a thousand activists will gather in Washington D.C. April 23-25 for “Rise Up: From […]

LeeAnn Hall Statement on ACA Anniversary: Recognizing the Most Important Achievement

Seven years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, bringing health care to 22 million people, many who never had health insurance before and helped 134 million people with pre-existing conditions get health coverage. LeeAnn Hall is co-director of People’s Action. Hall serves on the executive committee of […]

Leeann Hall: Republicans In The House Budget Committee Just Voted To Shutter Small Town Clinics And Hospitals

WASHINGTON – Republicans in the House Budget Committee voted today to advance health repeal legislation that would force 24 million people off health care, slash $880 billion from Medicaid, drive up health care costs for older and poorer people, and cause thousands of deaths. The committee voted without discussion of recent Congressional Budget Office Analysis […]

LeeAnn Hall: CBO Shows Millions of Lives Jeopardized by Republicans’ Ruthless Repeal Bill

Fourteen million people will lose their health insurance in the next year, and 24 million will be without insurance coverage by 2026 under the “Trump Doesn’t Care” repeal plan. LeeAnn Hall, co-director of People’s Action, serves on the executive committee of Health Care for America Now (HCAN) and is a leader in organizing communities nationwide […]

People’s Action Will Push Perez to Recognize the Power of the Grassroots

George Goehl, co-director of People’s Action, made this statement today: “We congratulate Congressman Keith Ellison on an incredible campaign that brought hundreds of thousands of people into the debate about the direction and leadership of the Democratic National Committee. By stepping forward, Ellison has moved the party closer to the bold economic reforms that will […]

Members of Congress Duck Constituents, Dodge Town Halls to Avoid Accountability

WASHINGTON – More than 46,000 people joined a call on Sunday night to find out how they can get the attention of their member of Congress during the Congressional Recess this week. Constituents want to ask them questions about defending health care, protecting immigrants and refugees, and standing strong against President Trump’s agenda of hate. […]