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

Statement 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.

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.