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 New Health Care "Compromise" Protects Insurance Companies, Not Patients 

Don't let Congress sneak through an even worse health care bill. Vice President Mike Pence and Freedom Caucus members are working on a "compromise" health care bill. Some are hoping it could come to a vote as soon as this week.

Statement Constituent Voices Defeat Historic Threat to Health Coverage for Millions 

We scored a major victory today. The House Republicans pulled the American Health Care Act, deciding not to proceed with a bill that would have dismantled Medicaid and threatened health coverage for millions of people in our country.

Action Alert Health Care Vote: Urge Your Reps Not to Compromise 

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan doesn’t have the votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act – but that could change in a moment unless we keep up the pressure. Encourage your members of Congress to oppose any efforts to repeal the ACA.

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.