The Healthcare Committee studies national and state league positions regarding healthcare delivery and recommends advocacy and education actions that advance these positions in support of basic healthcare for all residents.
Current actions include:
- Support SB 974 (Senator Ricardo Lara, Medicaid expansion to undocumented adults)
- Close tracking of the funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
- Partnering with Immigration Committee to address health and welfare of incarcerated immigrant children
- Support for universal healthcare as a concept and the Affordable Care Act in particular
Committee Co-Chairs: Margan Zajdowicz, Thad Zajdowicz