Health and Welfare

October is SIDS Awareness Month

Babies should sleep ALONE, on their BACK and in a CRIB. 139  babies died in Tennessee in 2016 from sleep-related deaths.  Always place babies on their backs to sleep at night and at nap time. Babies who sleep on their backs are less likely to die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Babies should Read More »

Tax reform and health care: what’s at risk?

The tax proposal moving through Congress right now would irresponsibly add $1.5 TRILLION to the national debt. Congressional leaders say they will make up that deficit with massive future cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. The tax reform bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee today and could pass the House as early as next week. The Senate will Read More »

24 Hours To Protect Health Care

24 Hours To Protect Health Care We need you to call your member of Congress to let them know the American Health Care Bill creates more problems than it solves. Call the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 and ask to be connected with your congressperson’s office. Or, find your member of Congress Read More »