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March 4, 2013

A Majority of Texans Want Medicaid Expansion

A recent survey conducted by the Texas Hospital Association (THA) shows that 59% of Texans are in favor of the Medicaid expansion once they know all of the benefits that come along with accepting these federal funds. From a press release from the THA: “...
February 18, 2013

Medicaid Expansion: Momentum Is On Our Side

Support for expanding Medicaid in Texas and across the country is gaining momentum . And momentum is on our side! In recent weeks, Republican governors in New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio and Michigan have all ended their partisan opposition to...
October 3, 2012

Ted Cruz's Conspiracy Theories on the Affordable Care Act

During last night's Texas Senate debate, Republican nominee Ted Cruz expressed some truly out-there conspiracy theories about the Affordable Care Act - namely that it's a slippery slope law towards socialized medicine, and that a law nearly 80 years in...
September 21, 2012

Ryan Booed Loudly At AARP Conference (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan addressed the AARP's National Annual Conference in New Orleans this afternoon . . . and it didn't go well. Watch for yourself as Ryan is booed loudly while lying about the Affordable Care Act.
July 26, 2012

The GOP Continues Their War on Women

While Mitt Romney likes to tour the country saying that only issue in this year’s election is the economy, no one seems to have told his fellow Republicans. Instead of working on bipartisan solutions to boost the economy, conservatives across the country...
July 13, 2012

ACA Exchange to Repair Texas Insurance Markets

Ed. note: Now that Rick Perry is surrendering state control of Health Insurance Exchanges to the federal government, it’s important for Texans to know more about how these exchanges will work. The policy briefing below explains how the resulting boost in...
June 28, 2012

No More Excuses - Tell Texas Leaders To Get To Work

The Affordable Care Act has been preserved! The Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s Affordable Care Act in a landmark decision! Sign your name to our petition calling on Rick Perry to get to work and implement the Affordable Care Act in Texas...
May 31, 2012

1,600 Call For Action On Rate Hikes

Earlier this month Progress Texas teamed up with Texas Well and Healthy in a joint effort calling on Texas legislators and Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Commissioner Eleanor Kitzman to quit dragging their feet on reviewing unfair and unjustified...
May 16, 2012

Let's be honest about insurance rate hikes

Thanks to President Obama and the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, Texans should be protected from unfair and unjustified insurance rate hikes. The Affordable Care Act calls for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) to automatically review...
April 25, 2012

Share Your Story

Texas Well and Healthy recently launched a new campaign asking for folks to to share their story about what the Affordable Care Act means to them. For their campaign they released the video below of Liz, a young uninsured Texan, sharing her story. Please...
March 5, 2012

The Affordable Care Act is Working in Texas

The Affordable Care Act is working in Texas. Will you help us spread the word ? This is the message we delivered to state lawmakers last week, when we delivered a letter to a joint hearing with the Texas House of Representatives Committees on Public...
February 21, 2012

Pledge Support for the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is working. According to recent reports from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 6,044,690 Texas residents have been helped by the prevention coverage improvements in ACA. For families and businesses, health...