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Tues Isakson Town Hall / Wed Rally at the Capitol

Tues Isakson Town Hall / Wed Rally at the Capitol
Senate Republicans are back from the July 4 recess!!!Join us for two events this week to Save Medicaid! Telephone Town Hall Meeting, Tuesday at 6 PM!US Senator Johnny Isakson US Senator Johnny Isakson is holding a town hall meeting via telephone on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 6:00 PM. This...

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Share Your Medicaid Story!

Share Your Medicaid Story!
Send a short video about the impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid and consequences of the US Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Film a short 1-2 minute video from your phone. You can do it at home, in the office, or while at lunch. Post to Twitter and/or Facebook...

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Join Rallies to Protect Medicaid across Georgia!

Join Rallies to Protect Medicaid across Georgia!
Rally to urge Senator Isakson to protect Medicaid and vote NO on Senate health care bill! RALLY INFORMATION: AtlantaWhen: Monday, June 26th at 2 pmWhere: Sen. Isakson's office, 3625 Cumberland Blvd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339 AthensWhen: Monday, June 26th at 5:30 pmWhere: UGA Arch, East Broad St.,...

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Keep Fighting to #SaveMedicaid!

Keep Fighting to #SaveMedicaid!

Olmstead and #SaveMedicaid

Today is the 18th anniversary of the US Supreme Court's decision in Olmstead v. LC, where the court declared that people with disabilities have a civil right under the Americans with Disabilities Act to live and participate in their communities. The AHCA's...

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Voter Education Event

Voter Education Event
Tuesday, June 27, 201710:00 AM to NoonOne West Court Square, Suite 625, Decatur, Georgia 30030Georgia Advocacy Office Hosted by the Georgia Advocacy OfficeIn Partnership with People First of Georgia and Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE)We will validate parking for anyone parking in the...

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Get the Senate to #ShowUsTheBill!

Get the Senate to #ShowUsTheBill!

No Cuts! No Caps! #SaveMedicaid

TODAY (Tuesday, June 20), Senate Republicans will meet to discuss and be briefed on the contents of the Senate version of the AHCA at their caucus lunch from 12:30 to 2 pm. The public has not seen the bill, and Senators have indicated we won't until right...

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Join GCDD’s Campaign to #SaveMedicaid!

Join GCDD’s Campaign to #SaveMedicaid!

No Cuts! No Caps! #SaveMedicaid

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities has launched the No Cuts! No Caps! social media campaign to bring to attention to the $834 billion cuts to Medicaid in the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and being considered by the Senate. The ...

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Save Medicaid: Call & Educate Senator Isakson & Perdue Today!

Save Medicaid: Call & Educate Senator Isakson & Perdue Today!

No Cuts! No Caps! #SaveMedicaid

Advocates, thank you to everyone that participated in last Tuesday's "Don't Cap Our Care" Day. The work has only just begun though. We are hearing from our partners in Washington DC that the Senate is moving quickly to draft and vote. We believe the Senate will...

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