Letters, Statements & More
The Affordable Care Act ‘Will Continue to Help Families’ AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement today on the D.C. Court of Appeals ruling in Halbig v. Burwell.
Letter to Senator John Tester AFSCME thanks Sen. Tester for introducing the Nurses for Under-Resourced Schools Everywhere Act (S. 2297)
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders Statement on HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement on Kathleen Sebelius’ leadership as Secretary of Health and Human Services
AFSCME Opposes H.R. 4015 AFSCME oppose this bill because it pays for the needed reforms by robbing seniors and millions of families of the peace of mind that comes from having affordable health care insurance.
Letter to the House Ways and Means Committee Opposing HR 2575 and HR 2988 AFSCME opposes efforts to weaken employer responsibility requirements of the Affordable Care Act by increasing to 40 hours a week, the threshold which employers are required to either offer coverage or pay a penalty.
Letter to the President Regarding the Trade Negotiations Over Pharmaceutical Drugs and Medical Devices AFSCME and other groups are concerned that the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement could restrict the ability of states and the federal government to use purchasing power to get lower prices for drug and medical devices.
AFSCME Letter to Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee It's time to end austerity before we further endanger economic growth.
Working Families Can Trust Jason Furman to Bolster the Economic Recovery Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Jason Furman’s New Role as Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers
AFSCME’s Reyes: “Cook Your Own Dinner, Governor Romney” Statement of AFSCME Sec.-Treas. Laura Reyes on the Presidential debate
Meet Richard Hayes. He Picks Up Mitt Romney’s Trash. AFSCME launches campaign featuring public workers who service Mitt Romney’s La Jolla, Calif., neighborhood
AFSCME Letter to House Opposing H.R. 1206 The so-called Access to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act would weaken incentives for insurers to operate in an efficient manner.
Massachusetts Workers Blast Mitt Romney: “Romney and His Corporate-Backed Allies in Washington Would Only Make Matters Worse”
Wisconsin Retirees: Paul Ryan Would “Tear Seniors’ Safety Net to Shreds”
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare; Millions of Americans Benefit from Historic Health Care Reform Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding the constitutionality of Obamacare
AFSCME’s McEntee: Legislation Pits Women & Children’s Health Against Student Loans Statement of AFSCME Pres. Gerald W. McEntee in response to the passage of H.R. 4628, a bill capping student loan rates by siphoning funds from health prevention
AFSCME Applauds President Obama’s Contraception Policy Statement of AFSCME Pres. Gerald W. McEntee regarding President Obama’s contraception policy
AFSCME Letter to House Opposing H.R. 1173 The misnamed Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act would repeal the CLASS program.
Statement of AFSCME Pres. McEntee in response to “Gang of Six” proposal
AFSCME Statement for the House Ways and Means Committee on Medicare Trustees Report
Letter Thanking Rep. Schakowsky for Addressing Nursing Staffing Ratios
Letter to House Opposing Change in Funding for Teaching Hospitals
GOP Senators Side with Insurance Industry, Not Working Americans Statement of AFSCME President Gerald W. McEntee on the Senate’s vote on Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act
Judge Vinson’s Ruling Takes Benefits From Working Families Statement of AFSCME President Gerald W. McEntee on Judge Roger Vinson’s ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act
Letter in Support of the Prescription Drug and Health Improvement Act of 2011
Letter Urging House to Oppose H.R. 2 and H.Res. 9
Health Care for America Now and AFSCME Say Thanks for Historic House Vote New TV Ads and Grassroots Events
HCAN and AFSCME Launch Ads Against Republicans Opposing Health Insurance Reform New TV Spots Show Members Guaranteed Good Coverage, Take Millions in Contributions, Say No To Quality, Affordable Care for All
AFSCME Ramps Up Health Care Campaign with New TV Ad New Spot Featuring Union Nurses Part of Unprecedented Legislative Push
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