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NCLEJ Statement on House AHCA Vote

NCLEJ is appalled by today’s House vote to pass the GOP replacement health care bill. The Republican Congress forced through a health care repeal bill that raises costs and cuts coverage against the will of their constituents. The…

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NCLEJ Urges Federal Agencies to Update Their Standards for Collecting and Reporting Race and Ethnicity Data

NCLEJ submitted comments to the Office of Management and Budget supporting the revision of their standards for data collection on race and ethnicity. These standards affect everything from the Census to health care data collection. We contend that…

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NCLEJ and Colleagues File Lawsuit Claiming Georgia Medicaid and SNAP Programs Discriminate Against People with Disabilities

On April 24, 2017, NCLEJ, along with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Georgia Legal Services, and Alston & Bird, filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of three low-income Georgia residents with disabilities alleging that the Georgia SNAP (food…

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April 2017 E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s April 2017 E-Newsletter. 

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Workers’ Compensation Board Fails Workers with Limited English Proficiency

The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) fails to adequately protect the rights of injured or ill workers to understand and participate in hearings to determine their benefits, finds a new report released today by NCLEJ and the Worker…

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Trump Budget Hurts Struggling Families and Communities

The President’s newly unveiled budget slashes funding for critical programs that serve low- and moderate-income people. It is an outrageous betrayal of the millions of regular Americans who have been struggling to make ends meet and have been…

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NCLEJ’s Statement on the House Republican Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Millions of Americans Will Lose Health Coverage The Republican House ACA replacement bill, the American Health Care Act, will result in millions losing health care coverage and jeopardize the lives and health of the estimated 20 million people…

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East Harlem Community Advocate Joins NCLEJ’s Board of Directors

Congratulations to Ray Lopez, Interim Director of Programs and Director of Environmental Health Services at LSA Family Health Service, who was elected on March 3, 2017, to NCLEJ’s Board of Directors. As a pioneering community advocate for families…

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