Health Insurance Marketplace Ready to Help 1 Million Illinoisans
In September of 2008, Citizen Action/Illinois started the Health Care for America Now campaign in Illinois. HCAN was an ambitious campaign to win quality and affordable health care for the 1.5 million Illinoisans without insurance and the millions being overcharged and underserved by their existing health insurance.
From the News-Gazette:
Groups plan to inform community college students on health care
Wed, 09/04/2013 - 7:00am | Debra Pressey
CHAMPAIGN — Two public interest organizations believe they'll find many of the young adults in Champaign County who don't have health insurance on the campus of Parkland College.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair and 2013 CA/IL Lerner/Egan Awardee Congressman Keith Ellison, celebrating marriage equality in Minnesota.
Chicago, IL – Citizen Action/IL celebrates today’s Supreme Court decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act and effectively invalidate California’s notoriously discriminatory “Proposition 8”, thus achieving parity in marriage benefits for same-sex couples already legally married and resuming marriage equality in a state with over 38 million people.
to learn more about Citizen Action/IL's advocacy of Marriage Equality and support of SB 10.
From the CFPB:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2013
CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU COMPLAINT DATA NOW SEARCHABLE BY STATE
Credit Reporting and Money Transfer Complaints Also Added to the Database
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) expanded its Consumer Complaint Database to include state-by-state information. The CFPB also added complaints about money transfers and credit reporting to the database.
Medicaid expansion heads to Illinois governor
May 28, 2013 - From the Associated Press - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Illinois lawmakers have approved a historic expansion of Medicaid to cover low-income adults without children.
The key part of President Barack Obama's health care law heads to Gov. Pat Quinn, who is in favor of it. Quinn says it'll help transform Illinois' health care.
CALL YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE
SB26: Medicaid Expansion Bill Passes Out of Senate and Moves to House.
- UPDATE: SB26 has been posted for Human Services Committee Hearing May 21st
WE NEED YOU TO TAKE ACTION TODAY:
1. Call your state representative and ask them to support SB26.
Use the ‘Illinois Affordable Health Care Hotline': 888-616-3322