Michigan physicians encourage safe voting options, considering COVID-19 safety precautions, or absentee, as Election Day nears

View full video of the press call HERE.  LANSING, Mich. — Michigan physicians today encouraged voters to stay safe from COVID-19 while casting their ballots for the General Election by choosing a safe voting option, which could include voting early in person at local clerk’s offices, sending their absentee ballot as soon as possible via…

Arizona docs urge McSally to oppose Supreme Court nominee amid healthcare, COVID-19 fears

View full video of the press call here. PHOENIX, Ariz. — Arizona physicians today called on Sen. Martha McSally to publicly reject Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett for confirmation, citing the threat Barrett represents to healthcare for Arizona families. McSally tweeted an early endorsement of Barrett’s nomination. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee began confirmation…

North Carolina docs urge Medicaid expansion, end to politically driven healthcare sabotage

View full video of the press call here. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina physicians today called on state legislators to expand Medicaid, potentially helping hundreds of thousands of working but uninsured North Carolinians, as well as thousands of laid-off people who lost their employer-provided healthcare in the COVID-19 recession. “As physicians, we urge legislators to…

Docs applaud Whitmer for science-based COVID-19 response, blast GOP leaders’ denials and obstruction

View full video of the press call here. LANSING, Mich. — Michigan physicians today applauded Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for keeping science and data as driving forces of the state’s COVID19 response and called on Republican legislative leaders to support safeguards that protect public health, which a state health department order affirmed Monday.  The physicians’ appeal…

PA docs call on GOP legislators to put public health over partisanship, finally work with Gov. Wolf to protect Pennsylvanians from COVID-19

View full video of the press call here. PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Pennsylvania physicians today called on Pennsylvania’s Republican legislators to put aside partisan differences and urgently pass measures to provide more PPE for frontline workers instead of rushing partisan attacks on the state’s election system. The doctors, also members of the Committee to Protect Medicare,…

NEW POLL: Michigan Voters Blame Trump for Nursing Home Deaths, Trust Whitmer on Handling of Nursing Homes, Pandemic more than Trump and Legislative Republicans

TO: Interested Parties FROM: Committee to Protect Medicare and ALG Research DATE: September 29, 2020 RE: NEW POLL: Michigan Voters Blame Trump for Nursing Home Deaths, Trust Whitmer on Handling of Nursing Homes, Pandemic more than Trump and Legislative Republicans   New statewide polling shows voters are largely distrustful of President Trump when it comes…