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March 17, 2005
One More Day To Save Medicaid In The U.S. Senate: Vote On Smith-Bingaman Amendment To Block Medicaid Cuts Expected In U.S. Senate Today (Thursday) -- Call One More Time To Protect Medicaid For People With AIDS
Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate delayed a scheduled vote on the Smith-Bingaman amendment that would strike Medicaid cuts out of the Senate budget resolution -- the vote will take place on Thursday, giving leaders another day to cut back-room deals and Medicaid advocates another day to get people like you to work the phones.
Alright everybody, one more time: call your Senator toll free at 800-828-0498 or 877-762-8762 and tell them:
"I am calling to urge you to support the Smith-Bingaman amendment, which will strike the cuts to Medicaid from the Budget Resolution. Medicaid is the single largest source of funding for HIV/AIDS care in America, and hundreds of thousands of people living with AIDS and HIV depend on it. It's a life-and-death issue for people with AIDS -- I oppose any attempts to weaken Medicaid."
If you still need to figure out who your U.S. Senator is, check out www.vote-smart.org. Call toll-free today at 800-828-0498 or 877-762-8762 -- we need your voice now!!!!!!