Medicare For All Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on March 22, 2021
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Nurse leader to testify on Medicare for All Act (H.R. 1384) at hearing scheduled in powerful House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee

National Nurses United (NNU) President Jean Ross, RN will testify in support of the Medicare for All Act of 2019 (H.R. 1384) before the Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives at a critical hearing on Medicare for All on Dec. 10.

National Nurses United
December 5, 2019

Here for our patients

RNs Commend House Hearing on the Urgent Need to Expand the Federal Approach to the Opioid Crisis

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold a hearing Wednesday, June 19 on the current inadequate federal approach to opioid treatment and the need to expand care. National Nurses United President Jean Ross, RN, will testify.

National Nurses United
June 18, 2019

Nurses rally for medicare for all

Statement from National Nurses United Executive Director Bonnie Castillo, RN: Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Medicare for All a historic moment in the fight for health care reform

Following today’s hearing on the Medicare for All Act of 2019 in the Ways and Means Committee, Bonnie Castillo, RN, Executive Director of National Nurses United (NNU) has issued the below state

Bonnie Castillo, RN, Executive Director of National Nurses United
June 12, 2019

Medicare for all signs

Statement from National Nurses United Executive Director Bonnie Castillo, RN: Budget Committee Hearing Shows Momentum for Medicare for All

Following today’s hearing on single-payer health care in the House Budget Committee, National Nurses United (NNU) issued the following statement:
 

National Nurses United
May 22, 2019

National Nurses United

209 Economists Endorse Medicare for All Ahead of House Budget Hearing

209 economists have signed a public statement supporting Medicare for All. The letter calls the current health care system “exorbitant and wasteful” and asserts that “the time is now to create a universal, single-payer, Medicare for All health care system in the United States.”

National Nurses United
May 21, 2019

El Paso Nurses To Hold Medicare for All Rally

El Paso Nurses To Hold Medicare for All Rally at Offices of Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23)

El Paso-area registered nurses will rally Wednesday afternoon to demand Texas Rep. Will Hurd support HR 1384, the Medicare for All Act of 2019, National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) announced today.

National Nurses United
May 7, 2019

Nurses outside Capitol

Nurses Call Congressional Budget Office Report “an Important Step Forward in the Process of Achieving Medicare for All”

“Coming off of yesterday’s historic House Rules Committee hearing on Medicare for All, and a newly announced, impending hearing in the Ways and Means Committee, nurses are excited to see Congress further taking this life-saving legislation seriously by releasing a CBO report on Medicare for All.

National Nurses United
May 1, 2019

Nurses rally with Medicare for All signs

Largest U.S. Nurses’ Union Rallies Outside of PhRMA Headquarters in Support of Medicare for All

Today, National Nurses United (NNU), along with a broader coalition of pro-Medicare for All organizations rallied outside of the national headquarters of PhRMA in support of Medicare for All.

National Nurses United
April 30, 2019

Nurses at Senate press conference for Medicare for All

Largest U.S. Nurses’ Union Praises Sen. Sanders’ for His Medicare for All Bill

Today, National Nurses United (NNU) stood with Senator Bernie Sanders as he reintroduced his updated Medicare for All bill, with backing from several other Senators.

National Nurses United
April 10, 2019

Zenei Cortez, RN

Statement from National Nurses United President Zenei Cortez, RN: New Bill Introduced by Speaker Pelosi Fails to Address Underlying Needs for Providing Comprehensive Health Care

Washington--In response to Speaker Pelosi’s supposed new “sweeping” health care legislation unveiled today, National Nurses United President Zenei Cortez, RN issued the following strongly-worded st

National Nurses United
March 26, 2019