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STUDY: REPUBLICAN PLAN WOULD CHOP MEDICAID BY $1.7 TRILLION

By PHIL GALEWITZ, KAISER HEALTH NEWS October 25, 2012 The House Republican plan to repeal President Barack Obama’s health law and turn Medicaid into a block grant program would save the federal government $1.7 trillion from 2013 to 2022, a 38-percent…

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Judge Extends Block to IHSS Cuts

As reported in the Sacramento Bee, a federal judge on Thursday (1/19/12) continued to block the state from reducing in-home care to low-income disabled and elderly residents, a budget cut pursued last year by Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers. The reduction…

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Rally Against More Cuts

Services for disadvantaged citizens have already been cut to the bone.  Join us to protect vital services.  Your well-being depends on it.  Federal magistrate Wilkens has prevented a 20% cut in IHSS because that would force people from their homes…

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Rally Against the Trigger Cuts POSTPONED!

The rally against unfair and inhumane state budget cuts to health & human services HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL (most likely) JANUARY 18.  This new date will coincide with Governor Brown’s “State of the State” Speech, which we anticipate to be January 18.  WE…

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BEWARE OF THE WOLVES

WOLVES SIGHTED IN CALIFORNIA Tis the season for celebration of various holidays throughout the world.  On Sunday, many of us will stop to celebrate Christmas.  We hope that this season finds you healthy and reasonably happy.  We offer for your…

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Congratulations to Linda Furr, recipient of the 2011 Peace Endeavor Award presented by the Chico Peace and Justice Center.

Congratulations to Linda Furr – recipient of the 2011 Peace Endeavor Award presented by the Chico Peace and Justice Center on October 20, 2011. Linda is a tireless – and joyful – activist for too many causes to list here,…

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Join the Occupy Movement

We need to be a visible presence at the OccupyChico camp.  The disability rights movement has historically been part of broader social justice issues going back to the 1960’s.  We have been an integral aspect of the historical civil rights campaigns.  With the birth…

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Ongoing Occupation Needs You!

This Saturday, October 15, the next large rally is planned in support of OccupyChico. So far, the disability community has been largely absent from the rallies and ongoing occupation. This is the issue of our time. We absolutely need to…

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