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Toolkit: Nuns on The Bus for Medicaid Expansion

NETWORK invites all nuns, and we are all nuns, to form teams of activists for Medicaid expansion in your state. Read more

The Pope and Politics: Messaging Francis's Hope and Justice

Pope Francis calls for more politicians genuinely disturbed by the state of society, the state of the poor.Tuesday, March 25, NETWORK briefed Congress about how Pope Francis's message relates to U.S. politics.

2014: NETWORK's Year of Living Out Joy of the Gospel

At NETWORK, Pope Francis has touched our hearts and influenced our work. In 2014, NETWORK invites you to join us in reflecting on the pope's words and living out his first papal exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (Joy of the Gospel).

ENGAGE WITH JOY OF THE GOSPEL

Medicaid: District of Columbia

Status:

June 28, 2012: Following the Supreme Court decision, Mayor Vincent Gray (D) reaffirmed his commitment to accept federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. 

Medicaid: Connecticut

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June 28, 2012: Following the Supreme Court decision, Governor Dan Malloy (D) indicated his plans to accept federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. The legislature is also expected to go along with this decision. 

Medicaid: Rhode Island

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June 28, 2012:  Following the Supreme Court decision, Governor Lincoln Chaffee (I) indicated his plans to accept federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. The legislature is also expected to go along with this decision.  

Medicaid: Massachusetts

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June 28, 2012: Governor Deval Patrick (D) supports accepting federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured, as does the legislature. 

Medicaid: New Hampshire

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November 6, 2012: Governor Maggie Hassan (D), who was elected last November, has indicated her support of accepting federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. It is not yet clear whether the legislature, with Republican majorities, will also go along with this decision.

Ways to Get Involved:

Medicaid: Vermont

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June 28, 2012: Governor Peter Shumlin supports accepting federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. The legislature is expected to also move forward with this decision. 

Medicaid: Maine

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May 24, 2013: Governor Paul LePage (R) has rejected federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. Lawmakers have passed legislation that would provide this extended health coverage, but Governor LePage has vetoed this legislation. 

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