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07/28/20
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US Senate COVID-19 relief package falls dramatically short of what nation needs

The Senate relief package – called HEALS Act -- is inadequate to meet the challenges of this moment and is too small to jumpstart our economy. Instead of prioritizing the health and well-being of Americans and building for an economic recovery, the Senate plan falls short and would result in more kids going hungry and at risk of becoming homeless, force more lay-offs of teachers and other state and local government workers, and cause harmful cuts to health care, education, and other urgently needed services.
08/09/17
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US House budget: Trading access to health care, SNAP for tax cuts for wealthy, defense spending

The U.S. House has released their budget resolution - or the framework they propose to use to pass a budget in the...
05/16/17
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House Republicans vote to slash more than $1 trillion from federal health insurance while giving giant tax cut to nation's wealthiest

Earlier this month, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives voted to cut roughly $1 trillion of support for...
03/12/17
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ACA replacement: Huge tax cuts for the wealthiest while raising costs and cutting care for struggling Minnesotans

The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) doesn’t just slash the federal government’s commitment to...

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