Before tomorrow’s vote, a reminder that medical organizations overwhelmingly oppose Republican repeal bills

July 24, 2017By danielMedia Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, ND) – With the Senate tentatively scheduled to vote on some form of health care repeal tomorrow (what form of repeal remains a mystery), a new ad by the American Cancer Society highlights that virtually every national medical organization opposes the Republican effort to repeal health care for tens of thousands of North Dakotans and … Read More

Cramer, Hoeven both support plan to ‘repeal and do nothing’

July 20, 2017By danielMedia Release, News, Press Release

CBO says ‘repeal and do nothing’ would result in 32m uninsured Americans; up 10m from ‘repeal and replace’ (BISMARCK, ND) – It’s official. North Dakota’s Rep. Kevin Cramer and Sen. John Hoeven both publicly stated their support for the staggeringly irresponsible plan to “repeal and do nothing” on health care.   Speaking on KNOX 1310 AM this morning, Rep. Cramer … Read More

Dem-NPL statement on attempts to “resurrect” Republican health care repeal

July 19, 2017By danielMedia Release, News, Press Release

“Don’t Stop Calling.”  (BISMARCK, ND) – Responding to reports that Republican Senators are facing pressure from party leaders to resurrect their efforts to rip health care away from tens of thousands of North Dakotans, Democratic-NPL party chairwoman Kylie Oversen issued the following statement:  “Don’t stop calling. Don’t let up the pressure. Now is not the time to quiet … Read More

Kevin Cramer, House Republicans offer budget slashing Medicaid, Medicare, SNAP and Social Security

July 18, 2017By danielNews

(BISMARCK, ND) – With Republican efforts to rip health coverage away from tens of thousands of North Dakotans in shambles, Congressman Kevin Cramer and House Republicans wasted no time introducing new ways to slash programs like Medicaid, Medicare, SNAP and Social Security. The House Republican budget released on Tuesday would drastically reduce funding for a … Read More

In their own words: Republicans say “repeal w/o replace” is “nonstarter”

July 18, 2017By danielMedia Release, News, Press Release

Sen. Hoeven’s voice is (unsurprisingly) absent (BISMARCK, ND) – On the heels of a second failure to pass their so-called ‘health care’ bill, some Senate Republicans are floating the idea of repealing health care protections for tens of thousands of North Dakotans and millions of Americans without passing any replacement at all. To do so, in the words of … Read More