Absentee Ballot Deadline, November 4!

Let your voice be heard and your vote counted! Click here to request an absentee ballot. This election all registered Michigan voters can vote absentee due to the passing of Proposal 18-3. Only a few days left. Act now!

Where Do The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand on Medicare For All?

Democratic presidential candidates are laying out plans for universal health-care coverage, with Medicare for All overpowering the conversation. The big picture: All 2020 Democrats said they believe in the concept of universal health care, except they vary on how to get there — and on which plan can be more appealing to achieve nationwide support.Continue reading Where Do The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand on Medicare For All?

Fixing Surprise Medical Bill Problem Shouldn’t Fall To Consumers, Panel Told

Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News One point drew clear agreement Tuesday during a House subcommittee hearing: When it comes to the problem of surprise medical bills, the solution must protect patients — not demand that they be great negotiators. “It is the providers and insurers, not patients, who should bear the burden of settling onContinue reading Fixing Surprise Medical Bill Problem Shouldn’t Fall To Consumers, Panel Told

Jayapal, Dingell and more than 100 Co-Sponsors Introduce Medicare For All Act of 2019

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell, Pramila Jayapal, other members of Congress and advocates introduced the Medicare For All Act of 2019. Today’s healthcare system fails to provide quality, affordable healthcare as a right to all people living in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans are uninsured and at least 40 million more cannotContinue reading Jayapal, Dingell and more than 100 Co-Sponsors Introduce Medicare For All Act of 2019

CIVIL RIGHTS COALITION CALLS ON GOVERNOR WHITMER TO END DETROIT WATER SHUTOFFS CRISIS

JANUARY 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DETROIT – After years of fighting Detroit water shutoffs through litigation and advocacy, a coalition of civil rights lawyers and organizations publicly calls on Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to order a moratorium on the interruption of water service to thousands of Detroit households to end a public health emergency. TheContinue reading CIVIL RIGHTS COALITION CALLS ON GOVERNOR WHITMER TO END DETROIT WATER SHUTOFFS CRISIS