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Healthcare for those who need it the most is a long fight that is not done—from the callous proposals within the House’s passage of the American Health Care Act and Senate members’ secret debates on the Better Care Reconciliation Act to the varying threats proposed in a “Medicaid wraparound,” “straight repeal,” “repeal and two-year delay to replace” and most recently, the so-called “skinny repeal.”
Yes we can! Roberto Maestas insisted and persisted in the fight for improved education, better housing, safer streets, health care and other community needs for Latino and other communities. Lung cancer took his life last month but he continued to be at fundraisers and speak out against police mistreatment of Latinos and other minorities while he could.