The US Senate narrowly voted to proceed with the legislative process toward gutting Medicaid and ripping health care away from millions of Americans. We are disappointed that our Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz would vote to start debate on
Originally posted by Cover Texas Now. By now, we all know that the CBO report that came out on June 26 estimated that the Senate health care bill (“BCRA”) will increase the number of uninsured Americans by
CPPP Senior Policy Analyst Stacey Pogue co-wrote this post. It is unclear when the U.S. Senate will vote on its Medicaid cut and repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) bill, the “Better Care Reconciliation Act” (BCRA). CPPP will keep posting updates,
We finally know what’s in the secret bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and it’s still bad. The U.S. Senate is expected to vote next week on their disastrous health care repeal bill, which has made a
By Jeanie Donovan This Friday every household participating in SNAP will see their monthly benefits go down. A family of four will have $36 less each month in their grocery budget. A senior couple on SNAP will lose $22 per month.
That’s the big question these days for anyone interested in food and nutrition policy. The simple response is “which Farm Bill?” Since the 1970’s federal farm and nutrition policy has been set every 5 years with the reauthorization of a new
By Jeanie Donovan The US Senate and House Agriculture Committees approved separate versions of a new five-year farm bill and both pieces of legislation include damaging cuts to SNAP (formerly the Food Stamp program). Both the House and Senate versions make