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North Carolina Advocates Come Together to Launch Piedmont Rising

New group will share North Carolinians’ health care stories, address access to affordable health care

RALEIGH, N.C. — November 14, 2019 — Today, Piedmont Rising, a new grassroots issue advocacy organization run by and for North Carolinians, will bring together statewide leaders and advocates to launch a major campaign to support lowering drug costs and insurance premiums, and ensuring that more people have access to safe and affordable health care.

WHEN: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Marshall Park, 800 East Third Street, Central Park Region, Charlotte, N.C.


Jessica Coscia, Piedmont Rising, Communications Director

Dr. Richard W. Pomerantz, M.D., F.C.C.P., Pulmonary & Critical Care (PPCC)

BACKGROUND: Piedmont Rising works on issues that affect the residents of North Carolina, such as access to affordable health care, rising out-of-pocket costs, steeper insurance premiums, and higher prescription drug prices. Live coverage of the event

RSVP: Members of the media wishing to attend can email


Media Contact: 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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