Efforts to gut Medicaid stopped—for now

By Meredith Dodson, Director of U.S. Poverty Campaigns
July 18, 2017

Obviously, last night's news that the Senate will not have the votes to pass legislation that guts Medicaid was huge -- and proof that grassroots activism works! In particular, I am tremendously grateful for everyone who shared their story of why Medicaid/health coverage was important in the media, with your members of Congress in meetings/letters/calls, and engaged others to be in action. 

As a reminder, there are more threats ahead, and your voice is needed! 

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Our decision was powered by our drive to make a difference

By Ken and Linda Schatz, Global Poverty Volunteers, Tampa, FL
July 07, 2017

We have volunteered for RESULTS for more than 36 years, guiding lawmakers to support policies that will bring an end to poverty by lobbying our representatives and senators from the three states we’ve lived in and promoting our issues in the media. We’ve had successes and failures, highs and lows, but never a more challenging time than this. 

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RESULTS Grassroots Board Elections

By Vanessa Garcia, Cindy Levin, Maxine Thomas, and Beth Wilson
July 06, 2017

RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund are looking to fill two grassroots board positions to serve a term of three years beginning in September of 2017.

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Senate Health Bill Would Destroy Medicaid

By Meredith Dodson, Director of U.S. Poverty Campaigns
June 22, 2017

Senate leaders unveiled their health care bill, and the new legislation would do even more damage than the House bill passed last month by gutting Medicaid and taking away health coverage from millions. In particular, the Senate’s cuts and caps to Medicaid are worse over time than the House bill, putting health coverage for children, people with disabilities, and seniors at serious risk. We need a strong backlash over the next few days!

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