Single-payer health reform bill introduced in Senate

March 27, 2009 by  
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Would save $400 billion on bureaucracy, enough to cover all 46 million uninsured Americans Challenging head-on the powerful private insurance and pharmaceutical industries, Vermont’s Sen. Bernie... 

Slides on healthcare for all

March 26, 2009 by  
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Here are some informative slides on HR 676 and national, single-payer healthcare. Use it for a meeting or just for informational purposes. Download the Power Point slides here.  Read More →

Health insurance woes hit workers

March 26, 2009 by  
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By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar for the AP– Premiums rising 6 to 8 times faster than wages have American workers – whose taxes pay for massive government health programs – are getting squeezed... 

Congressmen will talk about health reform

March 26, 2009 by  
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By Cathleen F. Crowley for timesunion.com– As the nation grapples with improving the health care system and making it more affordable, a contingent of people believe the answer is a single-payer... 

Three IATSE Locals in Arizona and New York Endorse HR 676

March 25, 2009 by  
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Three local unions affiliated with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), AFL-CIO, have endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI). In... 

Iowa Demonstrations in the News

March 24, 2009 by  
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Demonstrators met outside, and inside, the Presidential Health Forum in Des Moines, Iowa on March 23. Here is some of the press that single-payer supporters drew that we have so far. Protests at White... 

Protesters outside and inside White House health care forum in Iowa

March 24, 2009 by  
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By O.Kay Henderson for Radio Iowa– There were protesters outside and inside this morning’s White House health care forum in Des Moines. About 20 protesters stood on the street outside, waving... 

Protests at White House healthcare hearing in Iowa

March 24, 2009 by  
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By Kay Henderson for Reuters– DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – The latest White House regional forum on healthcare drew protests and complaints on Monday along with a promise that government-run... 

Action Alert: “National Lessons for Health Reform”

The Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care, along with Healthcare-NOW!, is preparing for the third Congressional briefing in Washington, DC titled “National Lessons for Health Reform: An Examination... 

Two UFCW Locals Voice Support for HR 676

March 20, 2009 by  
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Two United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) local unions have joined the growing list of labor organizations voicing support for HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman... 

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