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Note the following: Birth control included-Colo reduced teen pregnancies by 50% with similar program Financing provided without additional taxes to citizens of MO Employment status does not affect eligibility Planned Parenthood protected Short term insurance with limited benefits prohibited Pre-existing conditions must be included Even if ACA were eliminated, the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Medicaid
"No New Taxes!" Petition One: "Expansion of Medicaid" Petition Two: "Increase in school aid for poverty areas" and "Increase in The MO Road Fund" by reinstating the Franchise Tax which is only on rich corporations. "Hey Mister,can you spare a dime?" Two or three dollars would really help. We have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2018 at Our Voice for Us
Lawmakers say Parson veto threatens program for stroke, heart attack, trauma patients JEFFERSON CITY Lawmakers on Tuesday lambasted Gov. Mike Parson’s decision to veto funding for a program designed to ensure that critically ill patients suffering from trauma, stroke and heart attacks get to hospitals that can treat them most... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at Missouri Medicaid Expansion
Missouri lawmakers blast ‘bungled’ roll-out of Missouri legislators criticized the Department of Social Services’ implementation of a controversial Medicaid amendment during a hearing this week, with one key lawmaker saying the agency “bungled” the roll-out. The amendment cut by 10 percent some reimbursements to hospitals that don’t participate in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at Missouri Medicaid Expansion
Beginning in the early months of 2019, we will once again try to collect signatures for an expansion of Medicaid in MO. We support Medicare for all, but until... In other news: Hospitals closed in MO -State-by-state breakdown of 85 rural hospital closures Missouri Parkland Health Center-Weber Road (Farmington) Sac-Osage... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at Missouri Medicaid Expansion
From KC Star Nov 10th, 2017 Download Kcstarnov10KCK From KC Star Nov 9, 2017 Download Kcstarnov9 Kansas City Star Online and another one the next day Online Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2018 at Press 06/28/2018 10:00 am ET At Antwon Rose’s High School, Black Students Learned To Fear Police A long shadow of police brutality followed Antwon Rose’s childhood. By Rebecca Klein FACEBOOK Summer Lee planned to spend the night of June 20 protesting the police stationed within Pittsburgh’s Woodland Hills High School,... Continue reading 018/5/20/1765283/-Why-wrongful-convictions-are-so-common-and-why-prosecutors-and-police-rarely-apologize#read-more Rebecca Pilar Buckwalter Poza Daily Kos Staff 2018/05/20 · 13:35 PUBLISHED TO rpbp Daily Kos TAGS Courts CriminalJustice CriminalJusticeReform DeathPenalty DNA Evidence HarrisCounty Law sentencingreform Wrongfulconviction johnbunn Edit Tags Tag History In 1991, former New York Police Department detective Louis Scarcella set up a Brooklyn teenager, John Bunn,... Continue reading Rebecca Pilar Buckwalter Poza Daily Kos Staff 2018/04/16 · 15:39 124 65 Comments 65 new One of two men arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia last week. PUBLISHED TO rpbp Daily Kos Daily Kos Liberation League TAGS Starbucks wrongfularrest RacialProfiling starbucksarrest missblacktexas wilfredoramos carmenponder Edit Tags Tag History A... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2018 at CHAPTER III Rogue Police Though educators continue to debate how best to address discipline in schools, there is increasing evidence that black students and other students of color experience harsher punishment for the same behaviors as their white peers. Still, this hasn’t stopped Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos from attempting to roll back... Continue reading Wagatwe Wanjuki Daily Kos Staff 2018/04/24 · 17:2 There are some aspects of school life that many of us recall as annoying yet benign rites of passage like boring teachers and extraneous homework, just to name a few. Dress codes could also be put in that category, but as... Continue reading
Be Her Resource: School Resource Officers and Girls of Color Thursday, April 5th at 2:00-3:00pm ET Today there are an estimated 30,000 officers now in schools, up from roughly 100 in the 1970s. Although the stated purpose of these officers is to maintain a sense of safety, a very troubling... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2018 at advideos
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at advideos
Posted Dec 26, 2017 at advideos
Letter to DNC 12/11/2017 This is my second comment because I didn't receive a reply the first time. In MO, we have a Medicaid Expansion petition ( and we have already had coverage by the KC Star(1/3 page)and (3/4 page) as well as radio interviews and web site news. Yet... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at Medicaidletters
Petitions: Our Voice for Us www.Our-Voice.Us Medicaid Expansion 8 Billion Dollars to Missouri from Federal Government 250,000 estimated new enrollees for Medicaid Helps Rural Hospitals and Doctors 25,000 new jobs-most better paying health care rural jobs Helps those working low-paying part time jobs Re-instating Franchise Tax we have had since... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2017 at MO Schools and Roads
Downloadable forms from our site if you have a printer. The text of the 1st page of the petition must be printed on the back of the signup sheet. The rest will be attached to the back with staples down the left side, not the upper left corner: Printable form... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Voter Registration
You may download forms directly from this site. Or contact us at contact@Our-Voice.Us and we will forward forms to you. If you are interested in related petitions, go to www.Our-Voice.Us. There you will find petitions to Expand Medicaid and make voter registrations automatic. All these petitions relate to citizens of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at MO Schools and Roads
From KC Star Nov 10th, 2017 Download Kcstarnov10 From KC Star Nov 9, 2017 Download Kcstarnov9 Kansas City Star Online and another one the next day Online Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Expansion Press
• Inject 2 Billion into MO economy • Helps Struggling Hospitals • Creates 25,000 healthcare jobs • US gov provides 1.8 Billion • No cost to local government • could potentially include coverage for an estimated 250,000 additional Missourians Find Petition at Print and gather signatures from registered voters. Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at Missouri Medicaid Expansion
Leave page number blank There are 5 places for the county to be entered (all entries must be for one county. I carry extra signup sheets in case I find someone from another county). They sign the first blank and print their name on the last blank. If you don't... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Mo Medicaid Forms
Printable form collecting signatures for Medicaid Expansion: Page 1 for collecting signatures. Download 10162017155952 Page 2, must be on the back of the sign up sheet. Download 2018-275 med petition page 2 Registration Form for Solicitors Download Registration (This form can be filled out online, but we prefer you to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at Mo Medicaid Forms