“We are seeing in real time in 2022 just how ballot measures are peaking voter turnout,” said Kelly Hall, executive director of the Fairness Project, which backs citizen initiatives across the US.
“The prospect of Medicaid expansion means that those folks are able to pay for their care, and hospitals and clinics are carrying a lot less bad debt,” said Kelly Hall, executive director of the Fairness Project, a progressive organization that supports grassroots campaigns to make policy at the ballot box.
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Americans are having trouble making ends meet as inequality increases, said Kelly Hall, executive director of The Fairness Project, which is backing a number of the measures. The ballot initiatives are aimed at easing the burden for working people.
The Fairness Project estimates passage of the ballot measure in South Dakota alone would “keep $328 million of (federal) tax dollars in-state each year.”
“It is harder and harder for conservative politicians to stand behind the idea that the A.C.A. is just one lawsuit away from being repealed or overturned,” said Kelly Hall, the executive director of the Fairness Project, a national nonprofit that is behind the “Yes on D” campaign.
What they're saying: "No one should be trapped in debt simply because they needed medical care, yet tens of millions of Americans are stuck with thousands of dollars of medical debt," Kelly Hall, executive director of the Fairness Project, an organization that pushes such ballot measures, told the Arizona Republic.
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The Fairness Project has worked with campaigns and local partners to pass minimum wage increases in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, and Washington State — all through ballot measures. We have helped to put more than $22 billion in the pockets of the American people.
“This model of protecting more working families from the impacts of even small amounts of debt will be a big part of what we see go to the ballot in the upcoming cycle or two,” said Kelly Hall, the Fairness Project’s executive director.