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California is ahead of many states when it comes to health insurance coverage. Because it has embraced the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to its fullest potential, California is leading the way for a new era of accessible health insurance coverage. As a result of the Affordable Care Act, over a million and a half Californians now have new financial assistance to afford health coverage. With one in 10 Americans living in California, our success here will determine the success for the nation’s future.
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Gloria Negrete McLeod (CA-35) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives about the impacts of the Federal Government shutdown on small businesses, women and children. Below are portions of Congresswoman Negrete McLeod’s speech:
Washington, DC – Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) released the following statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s signing of the Equal Pay Act into law, landmark legislation addressing pay equity amongst women in the workplace:
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) announced a new feature on her website which will enable constituents to better understand and help answer questions regarding the implementation of health care reform through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
“It is important that constituents and small businesses understand the Affordable Care Act and have any questions regarding the new law answered,” said Negrete McLeod. “I encourage constituents to take the time and visit my website to learn more about what the new law means to them.”
Washington, D.C. – As we mark Equal Pay Day on April 9, Congresswoman Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) said that more needs to be done to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men – including enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act.