***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2021***

TODAY: HHS Secretary Becerra, Governor Evers, Members of Congress, Local Elected Officials and Health Care Advocates to Mark the 11th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and Hold Republicans Accountable for Voting Against the American Rescue Plan

Washington, DC — On Tuesday, March 23, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra, Governor Tony Evers (D-WI), U.S. Representatives G.K. Butterfield (D-NC-1) and Ted Deutch (D-FL-22) along with other local elected officials and health care advocates will join Protect Our Care for events nationwide to highlight the impacts of the American Rescue Plan, including its historic measures to lower costs, expand access to quality health care, and build on the foundation of the Affordable Care Act 11 years after the law was passed by Congress.

FLORIDA

WHO:
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra
U.S. Representative Ted Deutch (D-FL-22)
State Senator Annette Taddeo
Scott Darius, Executive Director for Florida Voices for Health
Anne Packham, Marketplace Project Director at Primary Care Access Network
Veronica Salsman, Obtained affordable coverage through the ACA
Leslie Dach, Chair of Protect Our Care

WHAT: Virtual Press Conference

WHERE: Register for the Event Here

WHEN: Tuesday, March 23 at 11:00 AM ET

NORTH CAROLINA

WHO:
U.S. Representative G.K. Butterfield (D-NC-1)
Stacy Staggs, Director of Community Engagement, Little Lobbyists
Bethany Reeves, Health Care Advocate

WHAT: Virtual Press Conference to Discuss ACA At 11 and ARP

WHERE: Register for the Event Here

WHEN: Tuesday, March 23 at 10:00 AM ET

WISCONSIN

WHO:
Governor Tony Evers (D-WI)
Tina P., Resident of La Crosse
Alex T., Resident of Green Bay
Julie B., Resident of Milwaukee

WHAT: Virtual Press Conference on Health Care

WHERE: Register for the Event Here

WHEN: Tuesday, March 23 at 11:00 AM CT

PENNSYLVANIA

WHO:
Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners
Antoinette Kraus, Director of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network
Judy Kisner, Health Care Advocate
Michael Berman, Director Protect Our Care PA

WHAT: Virtual Discussion on American Rescue Plan and Affordable Care Act

WHERE: Register for the Event Here

WHEN: Tuesday, March 23 at 1:00 PM ET