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Press Conference with El Paso RNs Friday on Court Injunction Blocking Safety Order

Frontline El Paso registered nurses who have been struggling with the Covid-19 catastrophe racking El Paso County will hold a virtual press conference Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. MT to condemn the injunction issued by the Eighth Court of Appeals late Thursday.

National Nurses United
November 12, 2020

El Paso, Texas

Nurses Urge Appeals Court to Deny Bid to Quash El Paso Judge Samaniego’s Covid-19 Safety Order

On behalf of its more than 2,000 registered nurses who work in El Paso County hospitals, National Nurses United late Wednesday urged the Eighth Court of Appeals to deny an effort by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to enjoin El Paso County's stay-at-home order to protect residents in the face of one of the worst surges of the Covid-19 pandemic in the U.S.

National Nurses United
November 12, 2020

El Paso nurses outside hospital cal for safety measures

Nurses Condemn Texas Attorney General’s Threat on El Paso Covid-19 Safety Measures

National Nurses United (NNU) today called on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to withdraw his threats against El Paso County officials for implementing stronger community safety measures as El Paso reels from an explosive and escalating Covid-19 threat.

National Nurses United
October 30, 2020

Nurses, teachers urge voters to 'repeal, replace' GOP congressman over Obamacare

Organizers held a "mock duel" outside the office, a reference a controversy last week during which Farenthold, on the 1440 Keys radio show, singled out "some female senators from the Northeast" as part of the reason the Senate had not done away with and replaced the Affordable Care Act.

Chris Ramirez, Corpus Christi Caller-Times
July 31, 2017

McAllen denies drilling permit

In front of packed chambers at city hall, with many sporting anti-drilling stickers, the commission denied a drilling permit to Texakoma, a gas and oil company from Plano. The application was for a drilling site near North 10th Street and Northgate Lane. The well would be drilled horizontally, underneath 10th Street, and would terminate near North Colonel Rowe.

Mitchell Ferman, The Monitor
April 4, 2017

Recent DOJ Enforcement Actions Demonstrate that the Focus on Mental Health Services Fraud Continues

Two recent actions announced by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), one civil and one criminal, along with a recent speech by Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell, illustrate the current climate of government enforcement related to mental health services (i.e., intensive outpatient psychotherapy (IOP) and partial hospitalization program (PHP) services).

Amanda Enyeart and Laura B. Morgan, Mondaq
June 10, 2015

Bonnie Castillo, RN and Executive Director of CNA/NNU

As Largest US Nurses Union Goes Through Leadership ‘Shift Change,’ Our Fight is Unwavering

What will happen now that I’ve taken over as the next Executive Director of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United?

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA
March 13, 2018

Nurses Join "Our First Stand: Save Health Care" National Day of Action Jan. 15th

Registered nurses will join actions in over 40 U.S. cities Jan. 15th to demand that the new administration and Congress protect and expand millions of Americans access to healthcare, not cut it.

National Nurses United
January 12, 2017

Providence Memorial RNs, Supporters Hold Protest

More than 30 Providence RNs came out to rally and leaflet at the protest, educating the public about staffing and equipment needs. Joining them at the rally were RNs from Las Palmas, Del Sol, Sierra and El Paso Children’s Hospital, as well as Senator Jose Rodriguez’s district chief of staff.

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Texas
October 22, 2015

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