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CA Senate Says YES to Guaranteed Healthcare for All

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SB 562 Would Cut CA Healthcare Spending by 18%

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The Public Option – Doomed From the Start

The Public Option – Doomed From the Start

With the collapse of the dismal Republican healthcare bill, some Democrats are reviving talk of a public option as the cure for the holes in the Affordable Care Act that opened the door for the GOP attack. —NNU Executive Director, RoseAnn DeMoro writing for Common Dreams, 07/20/17 More »

RNs to Join DC Actions Wednesday to Press Senate, Stop Bid to Kill ACA, Pass Real Reform

RNs to Join DC Actions Wednesday to Press Senate, Stop Bid to Kill ACA, Pass Real Reform

National Nurses United members from across the U.S. join actions with other activists Wednesday to press Senate members to halt, once and for all, efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and instead guarantee healthcare for every American by enacting Medicare for all. —National Nurses United, 07/18/17 More »

How the Cleveland Clinic grows healthier while its neighbors stay sick

How the Cleveland Clinic grows healthier while its neighbors stay sick

On the Cleveland Clinic’s sprawling campus one day last year, the hospital’s brain trust sat in all-white rooms and under soaring ceilings, looking down on a park outside and planning the next expansion of the $8 billion health system. —Dan Diamond, Politico, 07/17/17 More »

How hospitals got richer off Obamacare

How hospitals got richer off Obamacare

A decade after the nation’s top hospitals used all their advertising and lobbying clout to keep their tax-exempt status, pointing to their vast givebacks to their communities, they have seen their revenue soar while cutting back on the very givebacks they were touting, according to a POLITICO analysis. —Dan Diamond, Politico, 07/17/17 More »

Munroe Regional Medical Center Fires RNs for Refusing Assignments They Deemed Unsafe for Patients

Munroe Regional Medical Center Fires RNs for Refusing Assignments They Deemed Unsafe for Patients

The National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC) has called on Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC) in Ocala, Fla., to reinstate registered nurses who were recently terminated after they objected to working in conditions they deemed unsafe for patients and possibly unlawful. —National Nurses United/National Nurses Organizing Committee, 07/14/17 More »

The Union That Roars: Nurses Aren’t Giving Up On California’s Single-Payer Push

The Union That Roars: Nurses Aren’t Giving Up On California’s Single-Payer Push

To some, the California Nurses Association’s political tactics in pushing for a single-payer health system seemed a bit, well, extreme. Others are impressed with the union’s drive and creativity, recalling how in 2005 CNA members taunted California’s then-governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, trailing him wherever he went to protest his attempts to roll back hard-won nurse-to-patient requirements in hospitals. —By Pauline Bartolone, California Healthline, 07/12/17 More »

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