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Rally to Save Lives and Health Care/Medicaid Benefits

For this reason alone, 159 Georgia Together is breaking out of its comfort zone and is rallying at Sen. Iskason's office from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, June 26, to encourage him to vote no on this draconian bill. The address is 3625 Cumberland Blvd SE No. 970, Atlanta, GA 30339. And, yes, this is what we are focusing on this week. #159HealthCare #159SaveMedicaid #159SaveOurHealthCare #159SaveLives

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Senate Health Care Bill on a Fast Track; Make those Calls

And, time is running out to fight this. We need to be making calls, being respectful and earnest but not threatening, to demand a public hearing and let it be known that we are concerned about how Medicaid cuts will affect the most vulnerable Georgians, including the disabled and children. #159SaveOurHealthCare #159NotoTrumpCare #159SavetheACA

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Remember, All Politics Is Local

While the news reports coming out of D.C. are shocking and jaw dropping (Jared Kushner under FBI cloud and undisclosed Russia contacts), let's not lose sight of an important adage. All politics is local. And right now that means the Sixth Congressional District and health care. #159FliptheSixth #159NotoTrumpcare

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Tough Week in Georgia But We Did Win Important Court Case

The week of May 1 was a hard one. We won an important court battle for the Sixth District and lost the fight to save the ACA in the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as the effort to keep Georgia public campuses safe when Gov. Deal signed HB280 Campus Carry into law. #159LetsDoThis #159StayStrong

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