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TODAY: Protect Our Care Reacts to Resounding SCOTUS Health Care Victory in Florida, Georgia, Maine, and Wisconsin

By June 17, 2021No Comments

ME AG Aaron Frey, WI AG Josh Kaul, and FL Agricultural Commissioner Nikki Fried to Discuss What Today’s Resounding Decision to Uphold the ACA Means for Millions of Families Nationwide

Today, Protect Our Care will host four press calls with elected officials and health care advocates in Florida, Georgia, Maine, and Wisconsin to react to the Supreme Court decision in California v. Texas, the Trump-Republican lawsuit to overturn the ACA. Today, in an 7-2 ruling, the Supreme Court delivered a massive repudiation of the Republican war on health care. By throwing the lawsuit out on standing, the court protected the health care coverage of more than 20 million Americans and prevented more than 135 million people with pre-existing conditions from losing the protections they rely on, and many other key ACA provisions. 

The decision to affirm the ACA should mean the end of the road for Republicans’ endless attacks on the law and increases the momentum behind President Biden’s and the Democratic majorities in Congress to deliver on their health care agenda that voters elected them to enact. 

FLORIDA

WHO:
Florida Agricultural Commissioner Nikki Fried
State Sen. Lori Berman
Dr. Bernard Ashby, Miami cardiologist and state lead for the Committee to Protect Medicare
Michelle Garcia, health care advocate

WHERE: Dial-In: 877-229-8493, PIN: 120558

WHEN: Thursday, June 17 at 2:00 PM ET

GEORGIA

WHO:
State Rep. Erik Allen
Whitney Riggs, Georgians for a Healthy Future
Cindy Pursley, retired CPA who is a three time cancer survivor and relies on the ACA for health insurance

WHERE: Dial In: 877-229-8493; Pin: 118421

WHEN: Thursday, June 17 at 2:00 PM ET

MAINE

WHO:
Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey
State Sen. Heather Sanborn
State Rep. Thom Harnett
Kate Ende, Consumers for Affordable Health Care
Marie Follyattar, Mainers for Accountable Leadership

WHERE: Dial-In: 877-229-8493; Pin: 114927

WHEN: Thursday, June 17 at 3:00 PM ET

WISCONSIN

WHO:
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul
Wisconsin residents Lillian Cheesman, David Marsteller, and Vik Verma

WHERE: Dial-In: 877-229-8493 (email [email protected] for the required log-in PIN number)

WHEN: Thursday, June 17 at 1:30 PM CT