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

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.

Action Alert One More Time: Stop the Dangerous Health Care Bill 

It's back. A "new" last-ditch plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act has many of the same dangerous policies as previous repeal efforts, threatening the future of Medicaid as we know it. Momentum is growing to pass the bill in the next two weeks.

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.

Action Alert FINAL VOTE: Tell your senators to vote NO on health care bill 

Within roughly the next 24 hours, the Senate will vote on final passage of their health care bill. At this moment, senators are debating on amendments and deciding what that final bill will look like.

Action Alert We Have to Keep Going 

The Senate just passed the motion to proceed to repeal the Affordable Care Act and cut hundreds of billions of dollars from Medicaid.

Action Alert VOTE TODAY: Call now to stop the health care bill 

The Senate is voting TODAY on moving forward to repeal the Affordable Care Act and cut Medicaid by hundreds of billions of dollars.

Action Alert It's Not Over Yet on Health Care 

We are on the cusp of a giant victory, and i's because of your incredible advocacy. As of Monday, Senate Majority Leader McConnell does not have the votes either to pass the Senate health care bill or to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement.

Action Alert Keep Up the Pressure 

Senate leaders announced that they’re delaying a vote on the Senate health care bill until after the July 4th recess. This delay comes because of the intense pressure on members of Congress from constituents like you.

Action Alert Still 22 Million People at Risk 

On June 27, Senate leadership said they would postpone the scheduled health care vote. This is a huge victory, but it's not over yet. Keep contacting your senators. Tell them to take Medicaid off the table.