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PORTLAND, ME – On Wednesday, members of the Maine People’s Alliance and Mainers for Accountable Leadership will deliver health care messages stuffed inside empty pill bottles to Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) urging her to reject any plan that repeals the Affordable Care Act and cuts Medicaid.

The delivery comes as Senate Republicans are reportedly beginning to coalesce around a version of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and end federal Medicaid expansion. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated his desire to bring a bill to the Senate floor before the recess starts July 3.

What: Portland health care delivery event

When: 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 14th

Where: One Canal Plaza, Portland

Visuals: People delivering pill bottles filled with handwritten messages

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People’s Action is a national network of 38 state and local grassroots, power-building organizations united in fighting for justice. Our organization recently released a vision for a national Homes Guarantee that has already prompted major legislation from champions including U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Rashida Tlaib. We operate the largest progressive rural organizing project in the country. Prior to endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, we completed a national forum series that The Nation called “the most in-depth, people-powered forum” of the 2020 cycle.”

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