Statement on Sen. Warren’s Housing and Economic Mobility Act

A statement by Tara Raghuveer, People’s Action Housing Campaign Director on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s American Housing and Economic Mobility Act – 116th Congress: “The price tag on Senator Warren’s housing bill, $999 billion, is a critical marker. After decades of Band-Aids and underfunding from the federal government, People’s Action is encouraged to see a bill […]

United Action for Idaho Demands Lt. Gov McGeachin Resign After Facebook Photo

“This escalation of hate is happening in part because actions like those of Idaho’s lieutenant governor go unchallenged and unanswered,” – Adrienne Evans BOISE – Idaho’s reputation as a haven for white supremacy and white nationalists moved out of the backwoods and into the Statehouse when newly Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin took office in January. […]

Scathing Report: Pharmaceutical Industry Chooses Profit Over People

NEW YORK – Today, the Roosevelt Institute, a New York-based think tank that promotes progressive economic and political policy reforms, released “Profit Over Patients: How the Rules of our Economy Encourage the Pharmaceutical Industry’s Extractive Behavior,” the first in a series of issue briefs exploring an industry that values profits over patients and public health. […]

People-Led Presidential Candidate Forums Set in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada

For Immediate Release January 30, 2019 Contact: Kathy Mulady [email protected] (206)992-8787 People-Led Presidential Candidate Forums Set in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada CHICAGO – The 2020 presidential election is happening from the grassroots up – it will be won by working class people, not by big money and wealthy corporations. This fall, People’s Action will co-host […]

People’s Action Endorses Medicare for All Act of 2019

WASHINGTON – People’s Action has endorsed the Medicare for All Act of 2019, a bill to establish a national, universal single-payer health program. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) officially announced the proposed legislation in a letter to her colleagues on Wednesday. Jayapal, the founding director of OneAmerica, a People’s Action member organization, is the bill’s lead […]

VIDEO: Iowa Congressman King Explodes When Confronted With His Own White Supremacist Quote

Des Moines, Iowa – In a forum promising “civility,” Congressman King angrily cut off a question from a constituent and had him removed from the room. Today, in a much contended candidate forum hosted by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Kaleb Van Fosson, an Iowa State student from Iowa Congressional District 4, attempted to ask Iowa […]