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 Hours to Protect Health Care 

All 435 representatives are preparing to vote on whether to end the Medicaid program as we know it and repeal the Affordable Care Act. Call your members of Congress today to urge them to vote no on the American Health Care Act.

Background Understanding the Serious Flaws in the American Health Care Act  

Republican leaders in Congress are rapidly moving a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act. The American Health Care Act (AHCA) would dramatically change America’s health care system for the worse.

Action Alert Congress Voting Soon to Repeal Affordable Care Act 

Congress is moving fast to strip health coverage from low-income and vulnerable people, making health care far less affordable than even before the ACA. They're working to pass the bill into law before Friday, April 7, and every member of Congress is deciding how they'll vote right now.

Action Alert We're Winning on Health Care, But... 

We've made huge progress in protecting access to affordable health care for people in our country. Congress is backing away from immediate repeal of the Affordable Care Act. But we still have work to do.

Action Alert Share Your Obamacare Story 

I am on Capitol Hill every day, talking to congressional offices about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on their constituents. What should I tell your members of Congress about the meaning of access to quality and affordable health coverage means for you?

Action Alert Call Congress: Protect Health Care for All 

Congress is already moving to take away access to quality and affordable health care for millions of people in the United States by taking steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Action Alert Decisions on Obamacare This Month 

No repeal without a replacement fully established. That’s the message your members of Congress need to hear right now about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). I’m on Capitol Hill today talking with key congressional offices, and they’re saying they need to hear from you.

Action Alert 22 Million Could Lose Health Care 

One of the first items on the congressional agenda is repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Urge Congress to oppose repeal without simultaneously enacting a responsible, comprehensive replacement.

Update Community Lobby Day: Our Message to Congress 

It's looking unlikely that Congress will vote on Sentencing Reform this year. What should we be saying to them?

Now, more than ever, we need you. Now, more than ever, we need your advocacy, your voice. The election results may have made our work more difficult, but they’ve also made your relationships with your senators and representative more important than ever before.

Update Health Care Access-and the Safety Net-Under Threat 

The incoming administration and the congressional majority want to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But the threats before us are much greater than one bill. We are looking at the biggest threat to health care access, Medicaid, and the future of the safety net that we have seen in 50 years. And it's coming fast—possibly even before the president-elect officially takes office.