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Owensboro Area CLC Endorses HR 676, Expanded & Improved Medicare for All Act

March 21, 2011 (Comments Off on Owensboro Area CLC Endorses HR 676, Expanded & Improved Medicare for All Act)

At its regular meeting on March 7, 2011, the Owensboro Area Central Labor Council endorsed HR 676, the national single payer legislation reintroduced into the 112th Congress by Congressman John Conyers... 

In Vermont, Single-Payer Bill Set To Pass Health Care Committee

March 18, 2011 (1 Comment)

By Bob Kinzel for VPR – Montpelier, VT – (Host) The House Health Care Committee is set to approve a bill that sets Vermont on the path of a single payer health care system. The bill is one... 

Fort Lee Mayor and City Council Endorse Single-Payer Healthcare

March 17, 2011 (4 Comments)

On March 10, 2011, the Borough of Fort Lee, NJ endorsed a resolution supporting single-payer healthcare as proposed by HR 676, the “Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act.” Fort Lee’s... 

‘Deficit gurus’ launch assault on women’s health

March 16, 2011 (Comments Off on ‘Deficit gurus’ launch assault on women’s health)

By Claudia Chaufan – March is Women’s History Month. But this year, for the vast majority of women in America, there is little to celebrate. Over the past months, “deficit gurus”... 

Conference calls keep movement alive

March 15, 2011 (Comments Off on Conference calls keep movement alive)

By Bennett Hall for DemocratHerald.com – It’s 8 o’clock in the morning, and Betty Johnson and Mike Huntington are huddled around a cordless phone set up on a folding table in Johnson’s Corvallis... 

Vermont’s Struggle for Single-Payer Healthcare

March 14, 2011 (Comments Off on Vermont’s Struggle for Single-Payer Healthcare)

By Steve Early for the Nation – After years of political frustration, Earl Mongeon had to see it to believe it. Often, when he finishes his twelve-hour night shift at IBM in Essex Junction, Mongeon... 

‘Single payer’ still their goal

March 14, 2011 (3 Comments)

By Bennett Hall for the Corvallis Gazette-Times – Shortly after noon on Friday, state Rep. Michael Dembrow stepped to the microphone and addressed a crowd of about 150 people gathered on the steps... 

England ‘healthier than the US’

March 11, 2011 (Comments Off on England ‘healthier than the US’)

By Michelle Roberts for BBC News – People living in England enjoy better health than Americans, despite less investment in healthcare, research published in the US has revealed. Across all ages,... 

Forbes 400 or the SiCKO 12?

March 10, 2011 (1 Comment)

By Donna Smith – It’s a club I will never be in. Michael Moore told us about them this week. The Forbes 400. The richest 400 people in America. They own more stuff and have more cash and assets... 

Who Will Be Uninsured After Health Insurance Reform?

March 10, 2011 (2 Comments)

According to a recent study by the Urban Institute, 23 million people will still be uninsured after The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is fully implemented. 40 percent of those 23 million... 

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