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Jeff Jackson on Health Care

 

 


Sponsored and supported multiple bills to expand Medicaid

Jeff has been working for more accessible, and affordable health care for all North Carolinians since becoming a state senator in 2014. He has sponsored and supported multiple bills to expand Medicaid which is the single largest policy change that North Carolina can make to increase the quality of care and decrease the cost of health care across the state. Expanding Medicaid would help 500,000 North Carolinians access health care, create 40,000 jobs, and save 1,000 lives every year.
Source: 2021 NC Senate campaign website JeffJacksonNC.com , Aug 12, 2021

More funding for mental health including in schools

Jackson also mentioned how cuts to mental health care were not helping to decrease gun violence. Jackson said that his hope is that coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the conversation around mental health will change and funding for the field will be prioritized.

Jackson said specifics that he thought would help were more counselors, psychologists and nurses in schools.

Source: The Wautauga Democrat on 2022 North Carolina Senate race , Jul 1, 2021

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