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Senate Passes $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Package. But What Does it Do?

March 26, 2020

The U.S. Senate passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what it includes.

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COVID-19 Updates: Expanded Funding for Illinois Medicaid

March 25, 2020

Congress passed legislation that increases Medicaid funding during the COVID-19 pandemic. But there’s a catch.

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Illinois Emergency Medicaid Waiver Approved, Improves Access to Care

March 24, 2020

Federal Government approves Illinois’ 1135 waiver, improving access to care and services during COVID pandemic.

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How Illinois Can Flatten the COVID-19 Curve

March 23, 2020

Medicaid can provide life-saving relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. Legal Council explains how.

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COVID-19: Fight for Health Justice Continues

March 17, 2020

Legal Council’s main office is closed, but our advocates are still hard at work on behalf of the health and well-being of Illinoisans.

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COVID-19 Response Recommendations for Illinois Governor

March 13, 2020

Legal Council and Protect Our Care Illinois shares recommendations to protect the health and well-being of Illinoisans.

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An Update on COVID-19, From Our Executive Director

March 12, 2020

An update on Legal Council for Health Justice’s response to the spread of COVID-19.

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Black History Month: American Policies & Black Communities

February 27, 2020

Exploring the disparities facing Black communities that stem from previous policies in America.

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BREAKING: SCOTUS Allows for Anti-Immigrant Wealth Test to Proceed in Illinois

February 22, 2020

Supreme Court allows for public charge rule to advance in Illinois, threatening the health and well-being of immigrant families.

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