***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TUESDAY OCTOBER 25th AT 10:00AM***
Care Force One Rolls into Charlotte as Part of Nationwide “Lower Costs, Better Care” Tour
Charlotte, NC — Today, Congresswoman Adams, State Senator Jeff Jackson, health care advocates and local residents will join Protect Our Care’s nationwide bus tour to celebrate the Inflation Reduction Act’s measures to drive down health care costs for millions of working families and seniors. At next week’s event, speakers will discuss how the bill lowers prescription drug prices and premiums for millions, expands access to care, and let North Carolinains know how and when they can access these new benefits. The event will take place in front of Care Force One at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center on Tuesday, October 25th at 10:00AM.
Congresswoman Alma Adams
State Senator Jeff Jackson
Laura Packard, Executive Director of Health Care Voter
Stacy Staggs, President of Little Lobbyists North Carolina
DonnaMarie Woodson, cancer survivor and health care advocate
WHAT: Protect Our Care North Carolina “Lower Costs, Better Care” Bus Tour Press Conference
WHERE: Care Force One, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, 600 E. 4th Street Charlotte
WHEN: October 25th at 10:00AM
The bus, called Care Force One, will travel 12,000 miles across the country, with more than 40 events in 21 states. Protect Our Care’s national bus tour is promoting the new benefits available to the American people thanks to the work of President Biden, Congresswoman Adams, and dozens of Democratic lawmakers who championed the Inflation Reduction Act. During each event, Protect Our Care will also call out Republicans like Congressman Ted Budd for rejecting measures to improve care, lower costs, and address racial inequities in health care for the American people.
For more information on the Protect Our Care “Lower Cost, Better Care” Bus Tour visit https://www.protectourcare.org/bus-tour/