Dr. Laura Guerra-Cardus serves as Associate Director for the Texas office of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF). She leads CDF’s policy initiatives, including the Texas Well and Healthy Campaign, which works with statewide partners to ensure that all Texas children and families have access to affordable, comprehensive health care coverage.
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June 19, 2015
I joined The Walk NC to DC because I was frustrated. Despite being in the midst of a health care crisis with more than one million uninsured Texans in the coverage gap and hospital systems under enormous strain, the Texas legislature did not even discuss Medicaid expansion during its last legislative session. Laura-1.jpeg The Walk is a 283 mile public outcry for the 283 rural hospitals at risk of closing across the country. We walk in the memory of those that have needlessly died. We are putting one (sore) foot in front of another to tell policymakers that denying people health care is a...