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Two Things from Beth Jezek

1. Net Neutrality 
The newly appointed head of the FCC intends to repeal Net Neutrality regulations.  Without Net Neutrality, cable and phone companies could change the internet into fast and slow lanes. An ISP could slow down its competitors’ content or block political opinions it disagreed with. ISPs could charge extra fees to the few content companies that could afford to pay for preferential treatment — relegating everyone else to a slower tier of service. This would destroy the open internet.

Please call your Congressional representatives and ask them to stop the FCC from repealing Net Neutrality 

 2. CHIP

For the past 20 years CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) has provided health insurance for the 9 million children ofworking parents who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid and not enough to purchase private insurance or Obamacare.  CHIP expired on September 30 and funding for the program will cease on December 31 if Congress does not reauthorize it.
 
Please also ask your Congressional representatives to reauthorize CHIP 
 
 Senator Richard Burr – 202.224.3154
 
Senator Thom Tillis – 202.224.6342
 
Representative Patrick McHenry (District 10, East Asheville) – 202.225.2576
 
Representative Mark Meadows (District 11, West Asheville) – 202.225.6401
 
 
 

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