As Congress prepares for this week’s HELP bill mark up, HCFANY hits the Hill today to meet with the New York Congressional delgation to discuss how federal health care impacts New York. First stop: welcoming Senator Al Franken (D-MN) who was sworn in as the official Minnesota senator last week–this gives Democrats the 60 vote majority in the Senate.
HCFANY’s visits urge Congress to guarantee affordability for working families, “Do-no-harm,” and include all immigrants in federal health care reform. Read HCFANY’s policy briefs on this issues:
HCFANY ‘s packed schedule includes meetings with health legislative aides in the offices of Senators Gillibrand and Schumer and Representatives Bishop, Clarke, Engel, Higgins, McCarthy, Rangel, and Tonko.