Headlined by Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal and Cancer Survivor Laura Packard and Brad Woodhouse, Protect Our Care Kicks off 11,505 Mile Bus Tour on Sunday, September 23 in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Bus Rolls On to Portland, Maine for Appearance with Sen. Angus King, Rep. Chellie Pingree, State Representatives, and Mainers with Pre-Existing Conditions  

Washington, D.C. – This Sunday, Protect Our Care will kick off its nationwide bus tour, a 48-stop, 23-state bus tour highlighting the Republican war on health care and its impact on Americans from coast to coast. In its first week, “Care Force One” will travel from Connecticut to Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

Check out protectourcare.org/bus-tour/ for the latest information on the tour.

What: Stand Up to Protect Our Care — Bridgeport, Connecticut

Who: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT)

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

Ned Lamont

State Rep. Chris Rosario (D-Bridgeport)

State Rep. William Tong (D-Stamford)

Laura Packard, cancer survivor

Leslie Dach, founder and chair of Protect Our Care

Brad Woodhouse, executive director of Protect Our Care

Where: Southwest Community Health Center

46 Albion Street, Bridgeport, CT, 06605

When: Sunday, September 23

1:00 PM ET

Livestream: Link available upon request

Following the kick-off event in Connecticut, Care Force One will host its second event the next day in Portland, Maine:

What: Stand Up to Protect Our Care — Portland, Maine

Who: Sen. Angus King (I-ME)

Rep. Chellie Pingree (ME-01)

State Rep. Heather Sanborn (D-Portland)

State Rep. Matt Moonen (D-Portland)

Laura Packard, cancer survivor

Brad Woodhouse, executive director of Protect Our Care

Where: Portland City Hall
389 Congress Street, Portland, ME, 04101

When: Monday, September 24

10:00 AM ET

Livestream: Link available upon request

After Portland, Care Force One will roll into Bangor:

What: Stand Up to Protect Our Care — Bangor, Maine

Who: State Rep. Ryan Tipping (D-Orono)

State Rep. Steve Stanley (D-Medway)

Former Bangor Mayor Joe Baldacci

Laura Packard, cancer survivor

Brad Woodhouse, executive director of Protect Our Care

Where: Waterfront Park
81 Railroad Street, Bangor, ME, 04401

When: Monday, September 24

2:00 PM ET

Livestream: Link available upon request

The full schedule of “Care Force One” appearances is below:

Bridgeport, CT on Sunday, September 23, 2018

Portland, ME on Monday, September 24, 2018

Bangor, ME on Monday, September 24, 2018

Kingston, NY on Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Binghamton, NY on Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Burlington County, NJ on September 26, 2018

Harrisburg, PA on Thursday, September 26, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA on Thursday, September 27, 2018

Erie, PA on Thursday, September 27, 2018

Cleveland, OH on Friday, September 28, 2018

Columbus, OH on Friday, September 28, 2018

Parkersburg, WV on Monday, October 1, 2018

Morgantown, WV on October 1, 2018

Charleston, WV on Monday, October 1, 2018

Cincinnati, OH on Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Indianapolis, IN on Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Lansing, MI on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Kalamazoo, MI on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

South Bend, IN on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Milwaukee, WI on Thursday, October 4, 2018

Green Bay, WI on Thursday, October 4, 2018

Madison, WI on Friday, October 5, 2018

Cedar Rapids, IA on Friday, October 5, 2018

Des Moines, IA on Monday, October 8, 2018

Minneapolis, MN on Monday, October 8, 2018

Fargo, ND on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Minot, ND on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Billings, MT on Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Butte, MT Thursday, October 11, 2018

Missoula, MT on Friday, October 12, 2018

Reno, NV on Monday, October 15, 2018

Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Phoenix, AZ on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Tucson, AZ on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Denver, CO on Friday, October 19, 2018

Kansas City, MO on Monday, October 22, 2018

Springfield, MO on Monday, October 22, 2018

St. Louis, MO on Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Memphis, TN on Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Nashville, TN on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Richmond, VA on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Raleigh, NC on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Atlanta, GA on Friday, October 26, 2018

Sarasota, FL on Monday, October 29, 2018

Orlando, FL on Monday, October 28, 2018

Miami, FL on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

St. Lucie, FL on Thursday, November 1, 2018

West Palm, FL on Friday, November 2, 2018

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