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

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