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Congressman Butterfield, Rep. Cunningham Join NC Advocates to Protect Affordable Health Care

Tuesday, 28, 2020

Congressman G.K Butterfield, Rep. Carla Cunningham Join NC Advocates to Remind North Carolinians That Their Voices Must Be Heard as Health Care Sabotage Attempts Persist

Virtual Accountability Event Scheduled to Coincide with Three Year Anniversary of Defeating ACA Repeal in the Senate, Medicare & Medicaid 55th Birthday

Raleigh, NC – Three years ago this week, 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.”


U.S. Congressman G.K. Butterfield

N.C. Rep. Carla Cunningham

Hosts: Piedmont Rising Protect our Care NC

WHAT: Virtual Town Hall: Protect the ACA

WHERE: Piedmont Rising Facebook

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

MEDIA RSVP: Media interested in attending must RSVP here or email jessica@piedmontrising.orgto receive the Zoom link.


Jessica Coscia



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.

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