Raising Women’s Voices

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on July 15, 2009

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Immigration issues in health reform

Posted in Affordability, Grassroots, Immigration by raisingwomensvoices on July 15, 2009

Check out the following resources for information about immigration issues important to health reform. These issues overlap with work Raising Women’s Voices does and we share the goal of affordable, quality, accessible health care for every person.

The New York Immigration Coalition.

The National Immigration Law Center.

The HELP committee passes health care bill and the House committee releases language

Posted in DC Reform, Health Reform Policy Proposals by raisingwomensvoices on July 15, 2009

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee has passed America’s Affordable Health Choices Act on party lines 13 to 10. After twelve days of committee mark-up, the bill will now go on to the Senate floor for arguments. In other news, the House Tri-Committee (Education & Labor, Ways & Means, and Energy & Commerce) have released the finalized language of their bill. They’ll begin mark-up soon, and we’re still waiting on language from the Senate Finance Committee.

Abortion in the spotlight (and RWV in Newsweek!)

Posted in DC Reform, Reproductive Health Care by raisingwomensvoices on July 15, 2009

The issue of abortion in health care reform is getting a lot of attention right now in Washington. Check out the following articles for more information:

The American Prospect talks about conservatives and NARAL.

A piece from Dana Goldstein about the GOP and abortion.

The “a word” in Newsweek (they mention Raising Women’s Voices!!)