Political & Community Action in Evanston
Dear Governor Rauner,
I am a resident of Evanston and a voter, and I am writing to ask that you publicly and forcefully oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a suitable replacement. Repealing the ACA without providing a real replacement would have devastating economic and social consequences for Illinois.
Currently 1.2 million more people are insured in illinois than were prior to the passage of the ACA. It is estimated that repeal would cost the state 114,000 jobs, primarily in high wage sectors like healthcare and construction. Repeal would cost Illinois over $30 billion in federal funds over the next 6 years. Repeal would allow insurance companies to return to the bad old days of discrimination based on gender and health history
Illinois is struggling already and the repeal of the ACA would make our recovery needlessly more challenging. Please stand up for the working poor and most vulnerable, and make the sensible economic decision to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. I will be watching closely to see what position you take on this issue, and how forcefully you express it.
1234 Fake Street
Evanston, IL 60201
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