Hoeven wasn’t so concerned about Medicaid cuts after all

July 27, 2017By danielMedia Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, ND) – Last night, Senator Hoeven seemed to forget that the Better Care Reconciliation Act – Senate Republicans’ version of a “repeal and replace” bill – included nearly $800 billion in Medicaid cuts. He voted in favor of the bill, after saying just two weeks earlier he opposed it. Despite Hoeven’s vote in favor of passage, nine Republicans joined … Read More

Hoeven forgets BCRA includes nearly $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid

July 26, 2017By danielMedia Release, News, Press Release

Sometimes we forget things, too… (BISMARCK, ND) – Last night, Senator John Hoeven forgot about a few things. 772 billion things, to be exact. That’s how much Medicaid spending would be cut under the deeply unpopular Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Last night, Hoeven voted in favor of the bill, after announcing just two weeks ago that he opposed it … Read More

Dem-NPL chair’s statement on banning transgender Americans from military service

July 26, 2017By danielMedia Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, ND) – Responding to the president’s decision to ban transgender Americans from U.S. military service, Democratic-NPL chairwoman Kylie Oversen issued the following statement: “Those who serve in our military represent the very best our country has to offer. They put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms we hold dear, and they should … Read More

Dem-NPL response to Sen. Hoeven’s vote to proceed on repealing health care for tens of thousands of NDans

July 25, 2017By danielMedia Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, ND) – Responding to Senator Hoeven’s vote in favor of a procedural motion to advance the health care repeal bill Congressman Cramer helped pass in May, Democratic-NPL chairperson Kylie Oversen issued the following statement: “Today, Senator Hoeven voted to move forward with the same bill Congressman Cramer helped author and pass in May – a … Read More

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