***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 AT 10AM***
Care Force One Rolls into Scranton on Wednesday, October 5th as Part of Nationwide “Lower Cost, Better Care” Tour
Scranton, PA — Today, Senator Bob Casey and Representative Matt Cartwright will join health care advocates and local residents as part of 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 Wednesday’s event, speakers will discuss how the bill lowers premiums for 13 million Americans/gives Medicare the power to negotiate for lower drug prices/lowers prescription drug prices for seniors/delivers relief to people with disabilities, people of color, and rural Americans and let Pennsylvanians know how and when they can access these new benefits. The event will take place in front of Care Force One at the Lackawanna Radisson on Wednesday, October 5th at 10AM.
Senator Bob Casey
Representative Matt Cartwright
Anne Shoup, Communications Director, Protect Our Care
Laura Packard, cancer survivor and health care advocate
Robin Stelly, PA Health Access Network (PHAN)
For Our Future Pennsylvania
WHAT: Protect Our Care Pennsylvania “Lower Cost, Better Care” Bus Tour Press Conference
WHERE: Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton, 700 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA
WHEN: Wednesday October 5th at 10AM.
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, Senator Bob Casey, Representative Matt Cartwright, and dozens of Democratic lawmakers who championed the Inflation Reduction Act. During each event, Protect Our Care will also call out Republicans 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/