How expanding Medicaid would honor women’s suffrage and benefit women

Aug 22, 2020 | Michele Johnson | Tennessean


“Three generations of women sacrificed to win the vote in order to achieve a better life for themselves and those they loved. They used the vote to win greater financial security for their families and improvements in public health. And now, as the world grapples with a devastating pandemic, legislators should honor the suffragists’ legacy by acting swiftly to extend health care and financial security to hundreds of thousands of Tennessee women and their loved ones.” -Michele Johnson, TJC Executive Director

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