Medicare For All Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on March 22, 2021
Support the Medicare for All Act

Nurses Applaud San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Unanimous Vote to Support the Medicare for All Act – H.R. 1384

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday night to support a resolution introduced by Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer endorsing the Medicare for All Act, H.R. 1384. Rep. Pramila Jayapal introduced the bill in the House of Representatives last month. The legislation, which already has 107 co-sponsors, would guarantee comprehensive healthcare to all residents, slash patient and family costs for care, and ensure real patient choice.

National Nurses United
March 20, 2019

Campaign In Support of  Rep. Jayapal’s New Medicare for All Bill

National Nurses United Hosts Press Conference Call to Unveil Campaign In Support of Rep. Jayapal’s New Medicare for All Bill

The call will feature Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United, Holly Miller, National Director of Community and Public Advocacy, National Nurses United, along with Diane Archer, Founder and President of JustCare USA and former President of the Medicare Rights Center. The call will unveil the advocacy campaign being waged to support Medicare for All legislation and the coordinated effort to ensure that Medicare for All becomes law.

National Nurses United
February 27, 2019

Nurses rally with Medicare for All banner

Largest U.S. Nurses’ Union Champions New Medicare for All House Bill

National Nurses United (NNU) announced its strong support for the new Medicare for All Act of 2019, introduced today by Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA).

National Nurses United
February 26, 2019

Girl holding medicare for all sign

Jayapal, Dingell And Co-Sponsors To Introduce Medicare For All Act of 2019

RNs organizing unprecedented, grassroots movement to back the bill

Representatives Pramila Jayapal, Debbie Dingell, other members of Congress, and advocates including National Nurses Unit

National Nurses United
February 26, 2019

The Future is Medicare For All

National Nurses Statement on Proposals for Limited Health Care Reform as Opposed to Medicare for All

Efforts to pre-empt the growing mass movement for an expanded and improved Medicare for All by substituting instead a patchwork Medicare for some will only exacerbate the ongoing health care crisis for tens of millions of Americans.

National Nurses United
January 23, 2019

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

Event Canceled - Medicare For All Town Hall Featuring Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

The recently formed Medicare for All Coalition will hold a town hall with U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D, IL-9) at Sullivan High School, 6631 N Bosworth Ave, Chicago, on Monday, November, 26, 2018, 6:00-8:00 pm. The public is welcome.

National Nurses United
November 23, 2018

Senator Bernie Sanders

National Strategy Call to Win Medicare for All, Tuesday, Nov. 13

The Nurses’ Campaign to Win Medicare for All is hosting a national strategy call, Tuesday, Nov. 13, to discuss next steps in organizing for Medicare for All, now that Democrats have won control of the House of Representatives in the midterm elections.

National Nurses United
November 12, 2018

Medicare For All Congressional Caucus

New Survey – In Over Half of Congressional Races, Democratic Candidates Support Medicare for All

With just two weeks to go before the showdown mid-term election, a new survey by National Nurses United (NNU) reveals that in 52 percent of Congressional races, Democratic Party candidates across the U.S. support Medicare for All.

National Nurses United
October 23, 2018

Congressional Scorecard

National Progressive Organizations Announce New Congressional Scorecard on Public Health, Environmental Issues

The scorecard shows which members of Congress have co-sponsored five key bills that would collectively ensure a strong, just future of public health and environmental protection in the United States.

National Nurses United
August 7, 2018

Medicare For All

Nurses: Far right Mercatus Study Illustrates Why Medicare for All is the Fix for Nation’s Health

Efforts by the Koch network linked Mercatus Center to undermine the growing movement for Medicare for all only illustrate why Medicare for All is the only real solution for an escalating health care crisis in the U.S.

National Nurses United
July 31, 2018