Today's Supreme Court ruling means 30 million Americans who might otherwise be uninsured will have access to affordable quality coverage, while tens of millions more will get better coverage and stronger consumer protections. Join us for events across Pennsylvania today and Friday where consumers will respond to the ruling.
While policymakers decline to restore more funds to human services or preserve life-saving programs like General Assistance, they are using limited taxpayer dollars to give additional tax breaks to businesses and subsidies to private schools.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule in the coming weeks on a legal challenge to the federal Affordable Care Act. The Pennsylvania Health Access Network has a great web page with everything you need to know about the Supreme Court challenge.
The Pennsylvania Senate approved a $27.6 billion budget plan today by a vote of 39-8. The plan improves upon the budget proposed by Governor Corbett, but deep cuts to education and health services remain.
The Pennsylvania Senate Insurance Committee approved Senate Bill 10 today, and the full Senate may take it up next week. This bill would make the individual responsibility provision of the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional.