Why Texas Needs a Health Care Solution: INFOGRAPHIC
We've developed a new resource that explains why it is so important for Texas to come up with a health care solution before the 2013 legislative session ends later this month. For 1.5 million Texans, health coverage is within reach. Now, it's up to all of us to help to make sure it happens. HB 3791 by Rep. John Zerwas is not Medicaid expansion, but it would use newly available state and federal funds to provide private health insurance to low-income adults. Our infographic illustrates a health care solution could provide needed coverage to hard-working Texans AND economically benefit the state as a whole.
This session our campaign has been so excited by the amount of people who have visited their elected officials, marched at rallies, shared their personal stories, and showed in various ways that they care about finding a health care solution for Texas.
If you've contacted elected officials before about this, thank you, and we ask you to keep it up! And if you've been waiting to speak out, please know the time for action is here.
Make a toll-free call in support of health care for more than 1 million uninsured Texans. Our friends at Consumers Union have set up this number (866) 823-4787 and calls are needed today. Press "2" to speak to your representative in the House. When asked, provide the district number for your district (which you can find here). Say, "I’m your constituent. Please support HB 3791 and health coverage for Texans!
”Have more time? The offices below need to hear you say: "Please send HB 3791, the health care solution bill, to the House floor for a vote!"
- Myra Crownover – Denton, district 64
- Sarah Davis – Houston, district 134
- Todd Hunter – Corpus Christi, district 32
- Dan Branch – Dallas, district 108
- Angie Chen Button – Garland/Dallas, district 112
- Byron Cook – Corsicana, district 8
- John Frullo – Lubbock, district 84
- Charlie Geren – Fort Worth, district 99
- John Keumpel – Seguin, district 44
- Doug Miller – New Braunfels, district 7