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Patients Parade to Rep Poliquin (Oakland)
March 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
We had a great, first parade on March 18,see https://youtu.be/lNNs7pkNnU4..
Patients Parade to Rep. Poliquin
When: Saturdays: March 13, 25 and April 1 from noon to 1pm
Where: Oakland-Sidney United Methodist Church, 20 W. School St., Oakland. Gathering, Beginning and Ending at church parking lot
Who: Maine 2nd district patients, caretakers, health care providers and health care consumers.
Why: WE INSIST ON THE PRESERVATION OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
Our 2nd district congressman, Bruce Poliquin calls the Republican proposed health bill “much needed health insurance relief” which, in his words, will replace the “ rapidly failing” ACA . Rep Poliquin is reported to spend weekends in his hometown of Oakland giving the patients, their caretakers and all second district health care consumers the opportunity to sound out:
Rep. Poliquin: PRESERVE THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
The House Republican leadership is pushing the House to pass its health care act by April 8 so legislators don’t have to listen to their constituents during the April 10- 28 congressional recess.
The Only Time to speak up and out is during the next 3 weeks:
There will be opportunity to provide personal testimonials, media has been invited.
in the event of inclement weather cancellation of the event will be posted on the Where’s Bruce Poliquin? facebook page no later than 10 am.
Additional Information: The parade route is no more than 3/4 mile with two stops along the way. Folks unable to join the parade may remain at the Gathering parking lot
Constituents will have the opportunity to have their statements to Rep Poliquin videotaped; these will be brought to his office.
All patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and health care consumers are invited; please feel free to wear scrubs, bandages and bring crutches, stretchers to assist others. Signs: Save our Healthcare; Preserve the Affordable Care Act; Where’s Bruce Poliquin?