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Bernie Sanders's 'Medicare for All' Bill Needs to Pass

The Medicare for all Act of 2017 that could finally achieve the dream reformers have advanced for more than a century – genuine universal care for all its people, guaranteed for everyone, regardless of ability to pay, gender, race, nationality, or where you live.

NNU Executive Director, RoseAnn DeMoro writing for The Hill
September 13, 2017
Senator Bernie Sanders introduces his Medicare for All bill

Sen. Sanders Medicare for All Act - The Time Has Come Today

The dream of healthcare reformers for more than a century—and the incredible and unending work of nurses, especially National Nurses United members, to guarantee health care with comprehensive benefits and a single standard of quality care for everyone—is moving a huge step forward.

By RoseAnn DeMoro writing for Common Dreams
September 13, 2017

RN Amy Bowen Talks About Her Experience As A Volunteer In Houston

RN Amy Bowen just returned from a week in Houston and Beaumont. Amy talks about how she and her fellow nurses from the Registered Nurse Response Network worked side by side with local medical professionals, who were also volunteering—to give aid to those in need.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
September 12, 2017

California's Single Payer Bill S.B. 562 Is Alive And Well Despite Set Back

Faster than it had been approved in the Senate, House Speaker Anthony Rendon tabled S.B. 562 indefinitely. Rendon, who is a Democrat, said the bill was “woefully incomplete”. Where does the bill stand now? With us on our podcast is California Nurses Association Legislative Advocate, Stephanie Roberson.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
September 8, 2017

Outrageous Assault on Utah Nurse Outlines Need for National Workplace Violence Prevention Standard

Last week, the nation was shocked to see video of University of Utah registered nurse Alex Wubbles being assaulted and arrested, in a July incident, for protecting her unconscious patient by refusing to allow police to take a blood sample.

Bonnie Castillo, Director of Health and Safety, National Nurses United
September 7, 2017