Medicare For All Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on March 22, 2021
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

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