Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Musicians rally to defend the Affordable Care Act

Musicians rally to defend the Affordable Care Act

The life of a musician can be economically precarious, and the club-gig circuit rarely comes with health insurance. Under the Affordable Care Act, many artists have been able to find and afford coverage for the first time.

Now that the law is threatened by the incoming Trump administration, some musicians are speaking out about what that coverage has meant to their lives and livelihoods.

In a new campaign, musicians including Kelley Deal of the Breeders, Spoon, the Mountain Goats and other groups like the Future of Music Coalition have teamed up with Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell for

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