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Constituents Hold Candlelight Vigil at Congressman Issa’s House

Constituents Hold Candlelight Vigil at Congressman Issa's House

About 200 residents held a candlelight vigil at CA Republican Congressman Darrell Issa’s house in Vista, CA

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A boy who can’t speak depends on Medicaid. What happens to him if it’s cut?

A boy who can’t speak depends on Medicaid. What happens to him if it’s cut?

Andrew Joseph, Stat News, February 21 FENTON, Mo. — When Kim and Rich Rankin decided to adopt, they figured they would bring home an older child. They were almost finished raising seven children, and thought they were done with babies. Then they saw a photo of “Baby S,” with his soft eyes and round cheeks. Rich suggested putting it on the fridge. “We’re going to bring that baby home if we put his picture on the refrigerator,” Kim recalled saying. That was what they did with the picture, and that was what they did with the baby. They called him […]

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California Day of Action at Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s Office

Jan. 27, 2017 – Watch news footage of nearly 1,000 people from all over the state of California rallying in front of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office, demanding that he “protect, improve and expand” programs like Medicare and Medicaid.

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Obamacare Supporters Protest At Issa’s North County Office

Obamacare Supporters Protest At Issa’s North County Office

By Kenny Goldberg, KPBS, January 12th, 2017 Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) is a staunch opponent of the Affordable Care Act and wants to repeal it as soon as possible. About 30 people who disagree with his position protested in front of his Vista office on Thursday. And while some simply held signs declaring their support for Obamacare, others, like Vista resident Marjorie Bramwell, didn’t mince her words. “I think his position is weak,” she said. “And he does not have evidence that it is not working. It is working.” About 20 million Americans have health insurance under Obamacare. Bramwell said […]

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California Senator Deems Social Services’ Payroll System ‘Ridiculous’

California Senator Deems Social Services' Payroll System 'Ridiculous'

By David Paredes, NBC Bay Area, November 3rd, 2016 A California senator called the payroll system at the state’s In Home Support Services “ridiculous” at a Tuesday hearing at Los Angeles City Hall. Mike McGuire, a Democrat who represents a large swath of Northern California and chairs the Senate Committee on Human Services, said: “The state of California’s In Home Support Services is antiquated and frankly, it’s broken. The committee listened to testimony by California residents receiving and providing care through the program, which is managed by the Department of Social Services. The goal of the hearing was to find solutions […]

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