Wednesday, April 12, 2017

ACTION: Call to Stop Trumpcare 2.0

From Indivisible Oregon...

**CALL TO ACTION**
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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STOP TRUMPCARE 2.0
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#ProtectOurCare
On March 24th, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was defeated. The AHCA would have taken health care away from 24 million Americans, cut $880 billion from Medicaid and -- an added bonus - - a massive tax break to the wealthy.
Yet, the Trump administration and the GOP-controlled congress continue to push the AHCA, making changes that worsen the bill. The White House held meetings with the both far right and moderate Republican caucuses; they’ve amended the bill, proposing to let states opt out of “community ratings,” which would undermine pre-existing conditions coverage (http://huff.to/2ocFakf). Last week an amendment was introduced in committee to introduce a high risk pool for patients deemed unworthy for a standard insurance plan (http://bit.ly/2oNul9K).
Obamacare – still the law of the land -- has stabilized the insurance market for all Americans (http://bit.ly/2nW4NDA). We deserve affordable health care and Congress is responsible for making sure our current system works effectively with the ACA. The amended AHCA: H.R 1628 http://bit.ly/2nPpJfQ
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**ACTION: CALL BOTH SENATORS AND YOUR U.S. REPRESENTATIVE**
SAMPLE SCRIPT:
“My name is [--] and I’m a constituent from [city], Oregon. I am concerned about the constant attacks against the ACA and the coverage it provides. I’m asking Senator/Representative [--] to vote NO on any legislation that would undermine the ACA, including the amended AHCA, and to introduce legislation that will protect the ACA. 
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**ACTION: SHARE WITH FRIENDS**
Call, text, and email your friends and family in red districts to do the same. “Share” or copy and paste this action!
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**PHONE NUMBERS**
SENATOR MERKLEY
Portland: (503) 326-3386
DC: 202) 224-3753
Salem: (503) 362-8102
Eugene: (541) 465-6750
Medford: (541) 608-9102
Bend: (541) 318-1298
Pendleton: (541) 278-1129
SENATOR WYDEN
Portland: (503) 326-7525
DC: (202) 224-5244
Salem: (503) 589-4555
Eugene: (541) 431-0229
Medford: (541) 858-5122
Bend: (541) 330-9142
CONGRESSWOMAN SUZANNE BONAMICI [D1]
DC: (202) 225-0855
OR: (503) 469-6010
CONGRESSMAN GREG WALDEN [D2]
DC (202) 225-6730
Medford: (541) 776-4646
Bend (541) 389-4408
LaGrande (541) 624-2400
CONGRESSMAN EARL BLUMENAUER [D3]
DC: (202) 225-4811
OR: (503) 231-2300
CONGRESSMAN PETER DEFAZIO [D4]
DC 202-225-6416
Eugene: (541) 465-6732,
Roseburg: (541) 440-3523
Coos Bay (541) 269-2609
CONGRESSMAN KURT SCHRADER [D5]
DC: (202) 225-5711
Salem (503) 588-9100,
Oregon City (503) 557-1324
** After you call, please comment below and briefly share your experience!** 

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