Jessie Hellmann

September 26, 2017

Cassidy bill would kill jobs

Sen. Bill Cassidy’s dangerous health care bill is on life support after a third GOP senator - Susan Collins of Maine - announced her opposition to the legislation late Monday.

Number of the Day

0.8 - Percentage growth in personal income in Louisiana in the second quarter of 2017, compared to an average of 0.7 percent growth nationwide. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis)
September 22, 2017

Cassidy’s disastrous bill (cont’d)

The Medicaid directors of all 50 states and the District of Columbia came together Thursday with a clear, unanimous message on Sen. Bill Cassidy’s health repeal legislation: it’s bad policy being pushed through an irresponsible process.

Number of the Day

44,772 - Number of Louisianans participating in Medicaid-funded home or community based services, which are put at risk under the Cassidy-Graham legislation. (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)