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Coalition Urges Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Expand Medicaid to Solve Budget Crisis

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Coalition Urges Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Expand Medicaid to Solve Budget Crisis

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RH Reality Check

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Monday, June 9, 2014

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State Senator Hosts Rally for Medicaid Expansion

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State Senator Hosts Rally for Medicaid Expansion

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InsuranceNewsNet

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

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Ben Nassau: A Formal Introduction

Hello all! I’m Ben Nassau, PHAN’s summer intern. I’ve been told that I should introduce myself so that’s what this post is about. Let’s start with the basics: I’m going to be a senior at Muhlenberg College in the fall and I’m planning on pursuing a PhD in math after I graduate. I’m super passionate about identity politics and power dynamics, as well as game design, chocolate, and cats.
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Medicaid expansion report tallies what state is missing

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Medicaid expansion report tallies what state is missing

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Allentown Morning Call

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

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The Not Sharing Economy: Lyft and Uber take aim at Pennsylvania

The companies Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. offer smart phone apps that allow you to find drivers available for hire. The companies have expanded rapidly in the last year and are just now hitting the City of Pittsburgh. 

New Report Released on the Benefits of Medicaid Expansion

This summer we will be joined by guest blogger Ben Nassau, PHAN's summer intern.
Disclaimer: The opinions contained here are in no way endorsed by PHAN. They’re just the ramblings of a college student. Proceed with caution.
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State Legislators & Partners in Action: Here’s What Happened!

The 2014 National Week of Action for Real Prosperity took place the second week of April and it was a huge success! Spearheaded by PSN’s Economic Security Working Group, the Week of Action engaged over 50 legislators in 20 states

MomsRising & State Legislators Team Up to Shine A Light On The High Cost Of Low Wages & Benefits For Families

Today, as part of the National Week of Action, 12 state legislators are participating in a Blog Carnival sponsored by MomsRising. State legislators from across the country are blogging about economic security issues important to America's working. From Arizona to Massachusetts, state legislators are taking action on the need to guarantee paid family leave and earned sick days, as well as raise the minimum wage.

Upcoming Events: Taking Action To Ensure Equal Pay For Equal Work

This year, Equal Pay Day is on April 8. During this week, which coincides with the National Week of Action for Real Prosperity Across America, state legislators are lifting up the strategic policies that promote women's success -- including measures that tackle gender discrimination in pay, modernize workplace standards, and provide the tools women and families need to get ahead.