Medicaid

  • WATCH THIS: Police Officer throws disabled woman out of her wheelchair during protest!

    Police officers in Ohio have been accused of reverting to unnecessarily rough tactics, including dumping a disabled woman from her wheelchair, to clear out a group of protesters at Senator Rob Portman’s office. Over the weekend, about 30 to 40 people, including disability rights group ADAPT, gathered in the...
  • Activists With Disabilities Would Rather Go To Jail Than ‘Die Without Medicaid’

    In Denver, Washington and other cities, activists with disabilities plead for votes against Medicaid cuts. For many, it’s resist or die. Ten protesters, most of whom have disabilities, were arrested Thursday in the Denver office of Republican Sen. Cory Gardner after staging a sit-in that lasted nearly 60 hours....
  • Kelleyanne Conway breaks her silence on new healthcare bill! Read her shocking comments..

    Kellyanne Conway: Those on Medicaid who will lose health insurance can always get jobs. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says people on Medicaid who will lose coverage under the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare could find jobs that provide health insurance. When the Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid coverage,...
  • If Medicaid cuts are enacted, who will pay the nursing home bills?

    ORANGE, Va. – Alice Jacobs, 90, once owned a factory and horses. She raised four children and buried two husbands. But years in an assisted living center drained her savings, and now she relies on Medicaid to pay for her care at Dogwood Village, a nonprofit, county-owned nursing home...
  • 60 Christian Leaders Condemn Trump’s Budget Proposal

    Sixty Christian leaders from across the the theological spectrum have signed onto a statement condemning President Donald Trump’s budget proposal and have expressed concern over proposed cuts to federal welfare programs that they say help the United States’ “most vulnerable” people. Rev. Jim Wallis speaks as Christian leaders from...
  • Cerebral Palsy Didn’t Stop This College Junior. Obamacare Repeal Might.

    Justin Martin, 21, is in many respects a typical junior at Kenyon College. He lives in an off-campus apartment, which he shares with six other guys. He’s majoring in English, helps run a student improv group, and last semester he took five courses instead of the usual four ―...
  • Trump budget: $800 billion in Medicaid cuts

    (CNN) Donald Trump’s budget that is expected to be unveiled on Tuesday will include $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid — a move that underscores the President’s resolve to significantly downsize the federal program even as Republican lawmakers are clashing over the issue in Congress. The $800 billion reduction,...
  • Trump To Propose Big Cuts Slashing Medicaid

    President Trump’s first major budget proposal on Tuesday will include massive cuts to Medicaid and call for changes to anti-poverty programs that would give states new power to limit a range of benefits, people familiar with the planning said, despite growing unease in Congress about cutting the safety net....