Medicaid Expansion Funding Talking Points

Medicaid Expansion Funding Talking Points

Urgent advocacy is needed on Medicaid expansion funding! Now that the budget bills are in the Missouri Senate, it is critical that Senators hear from their constituents in support of adding Medicaid Expansion funding back into House Bills 10 and 11 (the normal appropriations bills). 

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Make Your Voice Heard: How to Submit Written Testimony

Make Your Voice Heard: How to Submit Written Testimony

While testifying (giving your opinion on a bill) in-person right now might not feel safe because of COVID-19, you or your organization can still submit written testimony on a bill. Below we outline basic information about how to do just that. Submitting written testimony is easier than you might think!

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Medicaid Expansion: What it Means for Clients and the Community

ST. LOUIS, November 12, 2020 – Dr. Heidi B. Miller, Medical Director of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission and Joel Ferber, Director of Advocacy at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, led a Facebook Live discussion about the recently enacted Medicaid Expansion initiative and what it means for clients of legal services and the broader community….

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Vote NO on 3

Vote NO on 3

When you think of public health issues, you might consider disease prevention or wellness programs. Perhaps you reflect on social issues, like access to healthy food or safe housing. But do you think of social justice issues and our political system? The public health landscape is constantly changing and expanding. The more we learn, the…

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Exercise your power, vote safe

Exercise your power, vote safe

Never forget: you are the government. You have power and opportunity to make change, and one of the most important tools you hold is your vote. As John Lewis poignantly stated: “The right to vote is precious and almost sacred, and one of the most important blessings of our democracy. Today we must be vigilant…

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