Medicare For All Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on March 22, 2021

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

Statewide Canvasses Launched for SB 562 and Medicare-for-All Beginning August 19

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor are launching coordinated canvasses of assembly districts across the state beginning this Saturday, August 19th, to engage community members with the campaign for SB 562, legislation to win guaranteed healthcare for all California residents.

California Nurses Association
August 18, 2017