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January 24, 2013

Rally in Oklahoma City to Expand Medicaid, Tues. Feb. 5, 2013

by Sheila
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THE BUS IS FULL!  Click on the “Read More” button for a reminder about the bus trip.

The bus is now full and we thank the generous donors who made it possible

It now too late to  sign up for the bus, but we hope you will consider carpooling to Oklahoma City to join us on the North steps of the Capitol Building at Noon.

Details for those who are riding the bus

Date and Time:  Meet at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot in front of the closed Homeland store at 32nd and Harvard.

We will be loading the bus and leaving no later than 10 a.m. to arrive at the Capitol in time for the rally.

We should return to the Homeland parking lot by about 4 pm.

What to Bring:     Dress warmly (unless the weather forecast is for a warm day!). And wear comfortable shoes.

Bring a sack lunch and water (we will not have time to stop for lunch).

Signs and banners are OK to bring on the bus, but make sure to pack them securely.

Background on the Rally

The Coalition for Medicaid Expansion (CFME) is sponsoring a Rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol in response to Governor Fallin’s decision to reject Medicaid Expansion for Oklahoma. The Rally will take place on Tuesday, February 5th from Noon to 1:30pm on the North Steps of the State Capitol. Speakers are  lined up from the health industry, social welfare, the faith community and state elected officials. There will be testimonials from citizens who are directly impacted because of the Governor’s decision to reject the expansion.

The League supports Health Care for All

The League of Women Voters has a long history of supporting universal health care.  Read more about the League’s work here.  Expansion of Medicaid is an important opportunity to provide basic health care for more Oklahomans, especially those with limited incomes.

 

Other questions?  Please call us at 918-747-7933 or send us an e-mail at info@lwvtulsa.org

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