Amelia Kegan

Legislative Director, Domestic Policy


Amelia Kegan

Amelia Kegan leads the domestic policy team's work in analyzing legislation, advocating on Capitol Hill, and developing legislative strategy. Prior to coming to FCNL, Amelia worked at a variety of other national non-profits in D.C. and Chicago, focusing on federal budget, tax, and low-income policy.

She most recently spent six years at Bread for the World as the Deputy Director of Government Relations. Amelia received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Smith College and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Washington School of Law. She is a member of the Illinois bar and serves on the board of the Washington Council of Lawyers.

amelia@fcnl.org

Articles by Amelia Kegan

Action Alert Tax Bill Moves to the Senate 

The House just passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut for millionaires and big corporations that leaves the rest of the country footing the bill. This bill is moving at breakneck speed. The Senate plans to vote immediately after Thanksgiving.

Action Alert Harmful Tax Plan Moving Quickly 

The tax plan pushed by congressional leadership is moving a breakneck speed through Congress. This legislation would balloon the country's deficits by giving away massive tax cuts to wealthy individuals and corporations while threatening to make life more difficult for families and individuals struggling to get by.

Background Tax Reform Fact Sheet 

Leaders in the U.S. House recently released a tax plan that would dramatically shape tax and spending policy for decades to come. This tax plan is moving extremely rapidly. The House is expected to vote the week of November 13 and the Senate is expected to vote on its tax plan after Thanksgiving.

Not a Skippable Moment 

FCNL's Amelia Kegan delivered this address at Annual Meeting 2017.

Action Alert Finally: Good News on Health Care 

President Trump made a decision last week that could throw health insurance markets into chaos – but it’s not over yet. A new bipartisan deal is our best chance to make sure millions can access health care.

Statement Time for Bipartisan Action to Protect Our Care 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation strongly condemns President Trump’s recent executive order to halt federal cost-sharing reduction payments and calls on Congress to pass the bipartisan Alexander-Murray deal.

Action Alert Success! You Stopped the Dangerous Health Care Bill 

Update: Efforts unraveled on Tuesday to ram through yet another irresponsible and immoral bill that decimates Medicaid and would cause millions to lose coverage. The failure of the Graham-Cassidy ACA repeal bill is a testament to the power of people across this country raising their voices to elected officials.

FCNL in the News Graham-Cassidy: A Moral Outrage That Could End Coverage for 32 Million 

The Graham-Cassidy proposal contains the same dangerous policies as the previous iterations of the ACA repeal bills. Just like the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), the Graham-Cassidy bill repeals much of the Affordable Care Act and then on top of that ends the Medicaid program as we know it.

Background Congress Agrees on Short-Term Funding Deal  

Congress has pushed major budget decisions off until December, which means that lobbying for a moral budget at FCNL's Annual Meeting and Quaker Public Policy Institute in November is even more critical.

Action Alert This Is Your Victory 

Thank you! Early Friday morning, the Senate narrowly defeated the final Affordable Care Act repeal bill, leaving the ACA standing for now. This is your victory. Your calls, emails, lobby visits, prayers, and more turned the tide to protect health care.