Medicare for All press releases

Submitted by ADonahue on February 15, 2023
RN Rachael De Simone rallying outside Florida office of Sen. Marco Rubio

Nurses Across Country Protest GOP Tax Plan, Call it “Deadly for Working Families”

Registered nurses and local community organizations will converge on Senator Dean Heller (R-NV)’s Las Vegas office Thursday, November 30, to demand a “No” vote on the Republican effort to rewrite the tax code.

National Nurses United
November 29, 2017

Sandy Falwell speaks at AFL-CIO convention

Nurses Welcome AFL-CIO Call for Medicare for All Resolution Pledges to Make Health Care for All a Reality

National Nurses United today hailed adoption of a resolution by the AFL-CIO at its convention in St. Louis, declaring that “we will support legislation that guarantees health care as a human right through an improved Medicare for All.”

National Nurses United
October 24, 2017

RNs and activists from across the state rally outside the State Capitol

Rallies to Support Single Payer Bill SB 562 Planned Oct. 23 and 24 at State Capitol to Coincide with Assembly Select Committee Hearings on Health Care

Diverse Coalition Criticizes Hearings as Woefully Incomplete, Promoting Counterfeit "alternatives" to SB 562 and Guaranteed Healthcare for all California Residents

California Nurses Association
October 20, 2017

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Medicare-for-All Supporters Plan Over 100 Grassroots Actions in All 80 California Assembly Districts

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor will hold grassroots actions, including canvassing, on Oct. 14 and 15 in all 80 state Assembly districts, to engage residents with the Medicare-for-All movement and the campaign for SB 562.

California Nurses Association
October 10, 2017

NNU Endorses Bryan Caforio, Medicare for All Advocate for Congress in Northern LA County District

Citing his support for Medicare for all, National Nurses United (NNU) today announced its endorsement of Bryan Caforio for Congress in California’s 25th Congressional District, which covers parts of northern Los Angeles and parts of Ventura County.

California Nurses Association
October 10, 2017

Healthy California Act SB 562 Supporters Ramp Up for October Actions in All 80 Assembly Districts

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor are ramping up for grassroots canvassing in all of the state's 80 Assembly districts in October to engage residents with the Medicare for All movement and the campaign for SB 562.

California Nurses Association
September 15, 2017

Why do nurses support Sen. Sanders’ Medicare for All Act?

When nurses stand up for Medicare for all, guaranteed healthcare as a human right we know that we are fighting beyond disdain, beyond political or corporate jargon, on the ground, for real patients whose names we speak, whose hands we hold, whose families we know, and whose very last breaths we have witnessed, often far too soon.

Bonnie Castillo, NNU Director of Health and Safety
September 13, 2017

Nurses Enthusiastically Welcome Sen. Sanders' Medicare for All Act – The Time is Here Today

National Nurses United (NNU) today enthusiastically greeted the introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All Act of 2017 as a critical step forward – and as a reflection of the work by NNU members for many years to guarantee health care with comprehensive benefits and a single standard of quality care for everyone.

National Nurses United
September 13, 2017

California Democratic Party Endorses Single Payer Bill, SB 562

In a unanimous vote by its executive board, meeting over the weekend in Anaheim, the California Democratic Party has endorsed SB 562, the Healthy California Act which would guarantee health coverage to all Californians and eliminate premiums, deductibles and other out-of-pocket health costs.

California Nurses Association
August 28, 2017

Healthcare is a Human Right

Nurses Statement on Rendon's Assembly Select Committee

This announcement today is a reflection of the pressure on the Assembly to act in response to organizing by thousands of Californians across the state who have made the case for real action on transformative single payer healthcare reform.

California Nurses Association
August 24, 2017