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July 14, 2017
James Myall

James Myall

On Thursday, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laid out the Republicans’ latest plan to take health care away from thousands of Mainers.

The many Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act have consistently been dangerous to

July 13, 2017
James Myall

James Myall

Across the United States, Medicaid is playing a crucial role in responding to the fight against the opioid crisis—except in Maine—where one person per day is dying from a drug-related overdose, most of which are caused by

July 11, 2017
James Myall

James Myall

US Senate Republicans are still pushing to pass their latest version of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, despite analysis from the Congressional Budget Office and others that shows that the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) would …

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Press Release: U.S. House GOP Aims for Cuts that Cost Working Families and Those Struggling to Make Ends Meet - July 19, 2017
U.S. House Budget Committee is scheduled to review a budget resolution that makes hard-working families pay more and worsens budget deficits with massive tax cuts for the highest income Americans. read more
Despite Latest Revisions, Senate GOP Health Care Proposals Would Still Gut MaineCare - July 14, 2017
On Thursday, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laid out the Republican’s latest plan to take health care away from thousands of Mainers. MECEP's analysis shows the proposals to cap Medicaid costs, in particular, would pose big problems for the state budget.
Republican House and Senate Health Care Plans Jeopardize Access to Essential Preventive Health Care - July 7, 2017
New MECEP report, Republican House and Senate Health Care Plans Jeopardize Access to Essential Preventive Health Care, analyzes impacts on Maine women and families from the proposed one-year prohibition of federal Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood. read more
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PRESS RELEASE: Trump Tax Plan Would Give Richest Maine Taxpayers an Average $53,000 Tax Cut and Trigger Deep Cuts to Federal Dollars for Maine 
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Press Release: U.S. House GOP Aims for Cuts that Cost Working Families and Those Struggling to Make Ends Meet
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