Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Rep. Carla Cunningham, Sound Alarm on Health Care in the Middle of a Pandemic 

Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Rep. Carla Cunningham, Sound Alarm on Health Care in the Middle of a Pandemic 

by July 29, 2020

**TODAY: July 29th at 6PM**

Advocates to Mobilize North Carolinians to Mark Three Year Anniversary of Defeating ACA Repeal in the U.S. Senate, Medicare & Medicaid 55th Birthday 

**MEDIA RSVP REQUESTED**

Raleigh, NC – Three years ago, a bipartisan majority in the U.S. Senate gave a historic thumbs down to repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). To mark this anniversary, Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Rep. Carla Cunningham, and North Carolinians will join Piedmont Rising and Protect our Care North Carolina to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the importance of equitable access to health care, and actions North Carolinians can take to protect the Affordable Care Act.

“North Carolinians are tired of efforts to undermine their health care, especially during this unprecedented public health and economic crisis,” said Piedmont Rising Executive Director, Casey Wilkinson. “North Carolinians overwhelmingly want their lawmakers to protect and expand care, which means lowering health care and prescription drug costs and advocating for Medicaid expansion once and for all.”

WHO:

U.S. Congressman G.K. Butterfield (NC-01)

N.C. Rep. Carla Cunningham (HD-106)

DonnaMarie Woodson, ACA and American Cancer Society advocate, breast and colon cancer survivor

Hosts: Piedmont Rising, Protect our Care NC

WHAT: Virtual Town Hall: Protect the ACA

WHEN: Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Piedmont Rising Facebook

MEDIA RSVP: Media interested in attending must RSVP here to receive the Zoom link. For media interviews and inquiries, email jessica@piedmontrising.org.

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About Piedmont Rising

Piedmont Rising is a 501 (c)4 issue advocacy organization built by and for North Carolinians to advocate for lower insurance premiums and prescription drug costs and to ensure that more people have access to safe and affordable health care. Through grassroots organizing, education, and engagement, we are amplifying our health care stories and holding our elected officials accountable to the people, and issues they were elected to represent. www.piedmontrising.org

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