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Right now, we need to let Congress know they shouldn’t cut Medicaid funding. You can do two simple things today:


Sign our petition asking Arizona’s members of Congress to protect Medicaid funding!

You can find the petition here. 

 

 

 

 


Contact your members of Congress today. You can find their contact information here. 

Tell them:

  • Millions of Arizonans – including seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, children, pregnant women, and working families – rely on Medicaid.
  • Medicaid helps cover working Arizonans who don’t get private insurance through their employer. This allows them to stay healthy and productive, which is good for our economy.
  • The increased national deficit due to the recently passed tax plan and budget shouldn’t be used as an excuse to cut Medicaid funding – we must prioritize the health and safety of our fellow Arizonans!

 

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