Coalition of groups to host rally at the Capitol regarding budget cuts, hospital system

Coalition of groups to host rally at the Capitol regarding budget cuts, hospital system
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Louisiana Politics

POSTED: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 3:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 11:08am

A Community Voice, as part of a coalition of groups across the State will rally at 11:30 a.m. on the Capitol steps, Tuesday, April 30.

The coalition says it is coming together to reject Governor Bobby Jindal’s plans to deny more than 400,000 Louisiana citizens access to healthcare coverage under the Medicaid expansion combined with the privatization of the LSU hospitals. The group also says it rejects Jindal’s persistent tax breaks to corporations.

Rally supporters plan to wear red to show their support.

NBC33 News will be there, and we'll talk to the group about the changes they'd like to see.

Click here to learn more about A Community Voice.
 

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