Reed, Whitehouse, Langevin & Cicilline to join RIers for a day of action to help
protect Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security & more
JOHNSTON, RI – This weekend, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S.
Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline will join with Rhode Island
workers, seniors, families, and health experts for a rally to prevent the
dismantling of America’s health care system and the rush to gut the Affordable Care
The members of the state’s Congressional delegation will join with citizens from
across the state in speaking out against Republican budget proposals that would
deprive millions of Americans of affordable health insurance and severely undermine
Medicare and Medicaid.
The event will take place on Sunday, January 15 at the Johnston Senior Center. The
speaking program will begin at 1 p.m.
This event is part of a nationwide series, with similar events being organized by
new Senate Minority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), U.S. Representative Nancy
Pelosi (D-CA), and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), to mobilize support for
programs that help millions of working families and urging President-elect Trump to
help protect Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and other vital programs.