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Nurses Condemn Latest Bill to Decimate Care  ‘Graham-Cassidy Targets the Most Vulnerable

Nurses Condemn Latest Bill to Decimate Care ‘Graham-Cassidy Targets the Most Vulnerable

National Nurses United today condemned the renewed effort by Republicans in the United States Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and deny healthcare to millions of low and middle-income Americans. —National Nurses United, 09/19/17 More »

Sen. Bernie Sanders to Address Major Nurses’ Convention in San Francisco September 22

Sen. Bernie Sanders to Address Major Nurses’ Convention in San Francisco September 22

Fresh off the introduction of S. 1804, the Medicare for All Act of 2017, co-sponsored by one-third of the Senate Democratic Caucus, Sen. Bernie Sanders will highlight the 2017 Convention of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee with a public address Friday, September 22 in San Francisco. —National Nurses United, 09/19/17 More »

Healthy California Act SB 562 Supporters Ramp Up for October Actions in All 80 Assembly Districts

Healthy California Act SB 562 Supporters Ramp Up for October Actions in All 80 Assembly Districts

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor are ramping up for grassroots canvassing in all of the state's 80 Assembly districts in October to engage residents with the Medicare for All movement and the campaign for SB 562. —California Nurses Association, 09/15/17 More »

California Nurses Association News

The barrier to single payer isn’t cost, it’s politics

The barrier to single payer isn’t cost, it’s politics

With Covered California announcing this week that health insurance premiums will jump an average of 12.5 percent next year, and possibly far more depending on actions in Washington, it’s worth repeating that a real cure for Californians, Senate Bill 562, is still achievable this year. —Deborah Burger, Special to The Bee, 08/03/17 More »

California Health Care Fight May Show Democratic Party Future

California Health Care Fight May Show Democratic Party Future

Democrats gear up for the 2018 election, they confront big challenges: Polls in the last election showed a general electorate that deeply distrusted the party’s leaders, while new surveys show the Democratic base has lost faith in government — and now many swing voters believe Democrats aim to help the wealthy. —Lydia O’Neal And David Sirota, International Business Times, 07/12/17 More »

Pollin: Why Single Payer, Now, Is For Real

Pollin: Why Single Payer, Now, Is For Real

IS A SINGLE-PAYER health care system workable in California? My short answer is “yes.” I reached that conclusion by writing a research study, along with co-authors James Heintz, Peter Arno, and Jeannette Wicks-Lim, of the Healthy California single payer bill. —Robert Pollin, Writing for The Intercept, 07/12/17 More »

California Nurses Association Blog

Stalling health care helps no one

Stalling health care helps no one

How long are we going to ask North Coast residents who have no health coverage or who struggle to pay inflated costs for medical care to wait for help? —Deborah Burger writing for the Eureka Times-Standard, 09/05/17 More »

Close to Home: Nurses will not stop pressuring Rendon to do his job

Close to Home: Nurses will not stop pressuring Rendon to do his job

With the defeat, for now, of the cruel U.S. Senate bill to roll back the Affordable Care Act, some are asking why the California Nurses Association continues to push for expanding health coverage, through a Medicare-for-all type state bill, SB 562. —Deborah Burger writing for the Press Democrat, 08/21/17 More »

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