AACF Statement on Passage of Senate Tax Bill

Following Senate passage of the Republican tax bill, Rich Huddleston, Executive Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, released the following statement: Both the Senate and House tax bills are costly new giveaways to the very wealthy and...

Arkansas’s Medicaid Expansion Saves Lives

Attacks on our state’s highly successful Medicaid program are coming from many directions. After several unsuccessful attempts to dismantle the health care system by repealing the Affordable Care Act, new rules announced today by the White House would allow...

Federal Health Care Recap and Update

Congressional Republicans attempted for months to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. To date, these efforts have failed because the public overwhelmingly rejected the damaging core features that all their proposals had in common, including: Taking health care...

AACF Statement on the Federal Health Care Bill

Today, the Senate voted to approve the Motion to Proceed, the next step required to move forward with repealing the Affordable Care Act. This procedural vote allows the U.S. Senate to formally consider the health plan crafted by Senate...