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State Senator Hosts Rally for Medicaid Expansion

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State Senator Hosts Rally for Medicaid Expansion

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

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Justice Works 2014 – August 2 & 3 – Albany, NY

Join hundreds of top NY activists to share, learn, and be inspired to fight for justice!

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Seats still available for Charlotte luncheon on casinos, lottery

With North Carolina leaders looking more and more to the expansion of gambling in the state — perhaps even with the development of a new casino west of Charlotte — NC Policy Watch will be bringing one of the nation’s experts on the subject to North Carolina on Wednesday, July 16 for a special Crucial ...

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For Anti-Choice Conservatives, the Moment of Truth Has Arrived

My phone rang yesterday. I answered and on the other end was my Republican uncle. “I’ve got a pretty loaded political question for you,” he said without any of the usual talk about family. I prepared myself for a question about unions, or President Obama or maybe even a historical question about why progressives didn’t do enough to rally around Teddy Roosevelt’s 1912 Bull Moose Party. You know, the usual family conversations.

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Starting a Business in Michigan

LINC began a business incubator in 2011. Today they also have coworking space. (Grand Rapids, MI)

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U.N. to Confront United States on Persistent Racial Discrimination

Imagine the government taking away your two children in a hearing that lasts less than 60 seconds.
Madonna Pappan and her husband, members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, don’t have to imagine it, because it happened to them. And they’re not alone: An American Indian child in South Dakota is 11 times more likely to be sent to foster care than a non-Indian child.

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Ben Nassau: A Formal Introduction

Hello all! I’m Ben Nassau, PHAN’s summer intern. I’ve been told that I should introduce myself so that’s what this post is about. Let’s start with the basics: I’m going to be a senior at Muhlenberg College in the fall and I’m planning on pursuing a PhD in math after I graduate. I’m super passionate about identity politics and power dynamics, as well as game design, chocolate, and cats.
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Insure Oklahoma extended – but we could do so much more

A rare bright spot in health care-related news came early last week with the announcement that Insure Oklahoma, a public-private partnership providing health insurance for some 18,500 low-income Oklahomans and their families, has been given permission by the federal government to continue operating for another year. 

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