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Hannah Drummond testifying in front of Senate hearing

Union nurse speaks out at U.S. Senate field hearing on the dangers of corporate greed in health care

At this field hearing of the Primary Health and Retirement Security Subcommittee of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee, Hannah Drummond, RN, was featured among several witnesses speaking to the ways corporate greed endangers patient care and health care workers.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
April 3, 2024

Rally outside DC Capitol building for Medicare for All legislation introduction

Medicare for All bill applauded by National Nurses United

Nurses across the country applaud the reintroduction of Medicare for All legislation in Congress by Sen. Bernie Sanders in the U.S. Senate and Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Rep. Debbie Dingell in the U.S. House of Representatives.

National Nurses United
May 17, 2023

Holding sign in front of a Capitol building "Love it! Improve it! Medicare for all!"

National Nurses United to speak at Medicare for All town hall with Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Pramila Jayapal

NNU will be participating in a town hall in support of Medicare for All with Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Pramila Jayapal on Tuesday, May 16.

National Nurses United
May 12, 2023

Group image of NNU President Jean Ross, RN; Senator Bernie Sanders; NNU Executive Director Bonnie Castillo, RN; and NNU President Zenei Triunfo-Cortez, RN

Nurses applaud reintroduction of Senate Medicare for All legislation

Nurses across the country applaud the reintroduction of Medicare for All legislation in the U.S. Senate. NNU has long supported Medicare for All because health care is a human right.

National Nurses United
May 12, 2022

NNU Executive Director Bonnie Castillo

Nursing leader Bonnie Castillo, RN, to testify in support of Medicare for All at Senate hearing

Castillo, head of the country’s largest nursing union and professional association, will appear on Thursday, March 12, during a Senate Budget Committee hearing.

National Nurses United
May 11, 2022

Person holding heart CalCare sign and placing flag on car.

Nurses praise Assembly Health Committee passage of guaranteed health care bill as ‘hope for California’

CNA today congratulated the Assembly Health Committee chair and committee members for approving the single-payer Guaranteed Health Care for All Act (CalCare), AB 1400 Tuesday night.

California Nurses Association
January 12, 2022

CalCare: California Guaranteed Health Care for All

California Nurses Association holds day of action, demands guaranteed health care for all people in California

In 15 cities across the state, nurses and organizers are demanding that the state pass AB 1400 (CalCare).

California Nurses Association
January 8, 2022

Person holding sign: "Love it, improve it, Medicare for All!"

17 National Unions Demand Congress Expand and Improve Medicare Coverage

Joint union letter calls for lowering age eligibility, vision/dental coverage, out-of-pocket cap, and drug price negotiation.

National Nurses United
July 23, 2021

Nurses outside Capitol building

Registered Nurses Honor National Nurses Week with Lobby Days For Federal Legislation to Protect Patients and Nurses

Hundreds of registered nurses from across the country will meet virtually with federal lawmakers on May 4-10 to urge them to step up measures to improve protections for hospital patients and nurses and other health care workers across the country.

National Nurses United
May 3, 2021

CalCare: California Guaranteed Health Care for All

California nurses say that delaying action on establishing guaranteed health care for the state is a mistake, Californians cannot wait

Lawmakers today are choosing to delay for another year action on AB 1400, the bill known as CalCare that would establish a guaranteed, single-payer health system for all California residents, using the excuse that they need to hash out more details and decide how to finance it.

California Nurses Association
April 21, 2021