People’s Action Members Take to Streets to Demand Lower Drug Prices In National Day Of Action

For Immediate Release August 19, 2019 Contact: Connie Huynh, (213) 304-7267, [email protected] CHICAGO – From New York to Wisconsin, Connecticut and West Virginia, People’s Action members will rally across the country on August 20th to demand lower prices for lifesaving prescription drugs. “Unprecedented prices have severely limited access to the Hepatitis C cure,” said Clifton […]

People’s Action Celebrates Victory as American Medical Association Pulls Out of Anti-Medicare for All Coalition

The influential health care interest group cut ties with the coalition after months of pressure from grassroots health care activists Contact: Connie Huynh, 213.304.7267‬ [email protected] CHICAGO – In response to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) acknowledgement that it has left the Partnership for America’s Healthcare Future, a corporate lobbying group fighting universal single-payer health care, […]

People’s Action Pledges to Make Medicare for All Act Law

WASHINGTON – People’s Action grassroots leaders from around the country joined Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-07) today as she introduced the long-awaited Medicare for All Act of 2019, a bill to establish a national, universal single-payer health program. People’s Action, one of the largest organizing networks in the country, with more than a million people and […]

Grassroots People Power Protected Health Care for Everyone

Thousands of people throughout the country gave their own time to fight legislation that would gut Medicaid and repeal the Affordable Care Act Washington, D.C. – Months of dedicated and determined work by People’s Action Institute, our allies and 20 of our member groups in key states, helped save health care for 23 million people, and […]

Activists Pledge to Keep the Health Care Fight Alive Back Home

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 […]

Health and Human Services Appointee Underscores Trump’s Allegiance to Profits and Corporations Over People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The appointment of Rep. Tom Price, (R-Ga.) for Secretary of Health and Human Services is a “death sentence for millions of low-income people,” said LeeAnn Hall, co-director of People’s Action Institute, in a statement issued today. Price has focused much of his political career on overturning the Affordable Care […]