RALEIGH, N.C. – While the state waits to see if Gov. Roy Cooper will sign the budget sent to his desk from the State Assembly, public-interest groups with generally common goals find themselves on opposite sides of some issues. ...
Join us for a nonpartisan rally speaking out against congress stealing health care away from 23 million Americans – our families, neighbors, ourselves.
We'll hear from those directly affected by this legislation:
Jaclyn Kiger, Pigah Legal
Alia Tood, ASRW
John Wingerter, Council on Aging
Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, Campaign for Southern Equality
and music from David LaMotte
The 23 million are workers, retirees, veterans, people with disabilities and chronic illnesses, children, women, anyone with the audacity to have an emergency, and ME. And possibly you. Join us.
Co-sponors include: Campaign for Southern Equality, Pisgah Legal Services, Western North Carolina AIDS Project and Western North Carolina Community Health Services.
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The bill revealed today by Senate Republicans is every bit as cruel, ineffective, and “mean” as its House counterpart. In search of a political victory and a tax giveaway to the wealthy at all costs, Republicans continue to push a health care bill that will rip coverage from millions of Americans, force families to pay more for less coverage, and severely cut Medicaid which will harm our most vulnerable citizens. I will continue to strongly oppose this heartless Republican effort that strips health care from millions of Americans.
Today we had the privilege to enjoy the Race: Are We So Different? exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences! As we walked through the exhibit we were left to think about the intentional creation of race and the lasting effects of it today. Thank you to all the amazing local sponsors who made this a reality!
We would highly recommend visiting the exhibit and reading Peggy McIntosh's article, quoted in the picture below! ... See MoreSee Less
The final budget agreement from leaders of the House and Senate puts North Carolina on precarious fiscal footing in the second-half of the second fiscal year of the two-year budget and beyond. The tax changes that leaders agreed to—which were less a compromise and more of a decision to combine the…