Handicap This!: Nursing home blues

May 3, 2019

Nursing home resident tells of feeling like a prisoner in her home, and overcrowding, malpractice and mistreatment of residents caused by underfunding and understaffing in for-profit nursing homes.

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Budget cuts are death sentences!

March 7, 2015

Rauner’s $1.5 billion Medicaid cuts will have a devastating impact on those who depend on this program for their healthcare. “Some people will die from these cuts,” a woman at the rally said.

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ADAPT warns Rauner

January 30, 2015

Illinois Governor Rauner has made his living out of exploiting the disabled and elderly in his many nursing homes.

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ADAPT activists sentenced

August 7, 2012

Washington, D.C—Fourteen of 74 ADAPT activists arrested in April for protesting Chair of the House Budget Committee Representative Ryan’s proposal to cut Medicaid funding by $800 billion were sentenced in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

During the court proceedings, Mike Oxford, an ADAPT organizer from Kansas, made a statement on behalf of the [=>]

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