While it is common knowledge that Missouri did not participate in Medicaid expansion in 2013, it is less widely known how this decision impacts thousands of poor and working class Missourians.
In yet another attempt to derail implementation of Obamacare, House Republicans questioned representatives of IT companies about the failure of healthcare.gov.
Add Michigan, barely, to the list of states implementing a key part of Obamacare, the expansion of Medicaid, known locally as the "Healthy Michigan" plan.
A right-wing governor has used an unreliable study and nonexistent federal requirements to replace local, community-based, nonprofit health care providers with out-of-state for-profit companies.
Nearly 5,000 protesters at a "Moral Monday" rally roared disapproval of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's decision to terminate federal jobless benefits.
Unions, led by the fire fighters and the AFL-CIO, are gathering aid for their members and other victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas.
The people of Moore cannot be expected to merely pick up where they left off; rebuilding and recovering will cost money that few of them are likely to have in this largely working-class community.
Please dial in to join us for an important teleconference Tuesday evening, May 21, called "Dream activists put it all on the line for immigration justice"
"Governor Perry - listen up, Medicaid matters, no more cuts!" echoed through the streets here at a recent demonstration.