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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — October 26, 2017 — Today, President Donald Trump elevated the federal response to the opioid addiction crisis by finally declaring it a public health emergency — but without opening up any new federal funding to combat the epidemic.…

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  • CitiesSpeak

In Washington, news of the latest healthcare reform efforts seem to change by the hour. But it’s been a particularly productive week on the issue, as both Congress and the Administration made moves to implement competing agendas. Here’s a quick…

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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — September 19, 2017 — Late last week, a group of U.S. Senators released legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  While the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has yet to release its estimated impact of the bill,…

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U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — July 28, 2017 — Early this morning, the U.S. Senate voted against a “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would have repealed the individual and employer mandates, and eliminated the Prevention and Public Health…

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U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — July 25, 2017 — Today the U.S. Senate passed a motion to proceed with consideration of the House version of a healthcare bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Congressional Budget Office (CBO)…

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U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — June 27, 2017 — Today, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Senate leaders that he intends to delay a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) until after the July 4th recess. Yesterday, the Congressional Budget…

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U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — May 4, 2017 — This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a repeal and replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). While the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has yet to analyze and score it, the bill is…

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U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) from a vote this afternoon. The AHCA was designed to repeal the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), and replace it with a new system that would constrict and cap Medicaid…

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U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — March 7, 2017 — Yesterday evening, House Republicans unveiled a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The plan removes the mandate for health insurance coverage and creates a new system of tax credits focused on…

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U.S. Capitol Building
  • Issue Brief

As Congress considers changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), NLC urges Congress to continue to support provisions important to cities. 

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