• Working America represents at Medicaid Expansion Lobby Day

    On Tuesday, Working America joined a diverse coalition of organizations to press for North Carolina lawmakers and Governor McCrory to reverse course and expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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  • Working America lobbying for Medicaid expansion in NC

    Join advocates from across North Carolina at the General Assembly on Tuesday, March 24 to show your support for closing the Medicaid coverage gap. We will deliver to the governor and lawmakers our letter – along with thousands of petition signatures calling for Medicaid expansion. Help us make sure half a million hard-working North Carolinians gain access to health coverage that would create 43,000 new jobs and bring over a billion dollars into our state’s economy.

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  • REAL Retirement Security Now! Forum in Raleigh (CANCELLED)

    Join us this Thursday, February 19th at 9 AM at the Raleigh AFL-CIO headquarters for a forum and discussion on what real retirement security means to you and how you can help to make sure the President and the White House protect Social Security and Medicare. Free breakfast will be provided!

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  • This NC doctor went to jail to save lives

    Dr. Charles van der Horst is a professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Van der Horst was also one of almost one thousand people arrested by North Carolina lawmakers for protesting the refusal of the General Assembly to accept Medicaid expansion in North Carolina.

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  • Rejection of Medicaid expansion in NC gets a price tag

    How much federal money is North Carolina losing out on because the extremists in charge of our state refused to expand Medicaid?

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  • North Carolina needs Medicaid expansion

    It’s not too late for our legislature and governor to fix these problems.

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  • Governor plans to sellout Medicaid recipients

    How do you take North Carolina’s model Medicaid program – the highly efficient one with the lowest rate of spending growth in the nation, run by the award-winning non-profit Community Care North Carolina – and make a buck off of it? By selling it to Wall Street!

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  • McCrory rejects Medicaid expansion

    Tuesday, March 5, 2013 will go down in foolish infamy as the day North Carolina’s new governor signed into law spiteful legislation that turns down a $10 billion investment by the federal government in North Carolina’s economy and medical coverage for up to half a million more North Carolina residents.

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  • Congress and the coming budget showdown

    After the election, Congress must decide between tax cuts for the richest 2% or jobs and economic security for the rest of us. We need to act now to make sure our members of Congress understand this – it is time for those whom America has done so right by to start doing right by America.

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  • Medicare and Medicaid 47 years later: still working for N.C.

    On Friday, July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Social Security Act of 1965, creating Medicare and Medicaid. Forty-seven years later, Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security are still working for the people of North Carolina.

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  • Say “No” to Working ‘Til We Die at Rally April 28

    On April 28, join Congressman Brad Miller and others in Raleigh who are standing up against these attacks. We will demand: “Don’t Make Us Work ‘Til We Die. Hands off Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.”

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