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Nurses Stand up for Public Health at STAND-LA Community Forum on Oil Extraction

On July 12, Tveen Kirkpatrick, RN, from Keck Hospital, University of Southern California, and Guss Mata, RN, of Kaiser Sunset attended the STAND-LA community forum.

California Nurses Association
July 13, 2018
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National Nurses United Condemns Trump Administration’s Opposition to Breastfeeding Resolution

National Nurses United, the largest U.S. union of registered nurses, strongly condemned the U.S. administration’s opposition to an international resolution encouraging breastfeeding—which nurses say is an attempt by the administration to kowtow to a profit-seeking infant formula industry, while ignoring science and jeopardizing the health of babies and mothers around the globe.

National Nurses United
July 10, 2018

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Nurses Urge Six HCA-Affiliated Hospitals in Florida to Ensure Optimal Patient Care

Registered nurses at HCA-affiliated hospitals in St. Petersburg, Bradenton, and Brooksville will hold informational pickets on Thursday, July 12, urging that hospital management address RN turnover rates and consistently comply with staffing grids. This will improve the recruitment and retention of experienced RNs, and ensure optimal patient care, say nurses.

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida
July 10, 2018
Erin Murphy for Minnesota Governor

National Nurses United Endorses Erin Murphy for Minnesota Governor

National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today announced its endorsement of Minnesota State Representative Erin Murphy for Governor of Minnesota.

National Nurses United
July 10, 2018
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California has the world’s fifth-largest economy. Fix taxes to fix wealth disparity

To listen to the doom and gloom crowd, starting in the Oval Office, California resembles a failed nation with burdensome taxes on the state’s highest income residents, and badly misplaced priorities.

Bonnie Castillo, Special to The Sacramento Bee
July 5, 2018