Press Releases

Sen. Sanders, Lt. Gov. Newsom Stress Need for Single Payer Bills

In a convention highlighted by Sen. Bernie Sanders and California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom promoting single payer legislation federally and in California, some 500 California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee delegates unanimously reaffirmed their commitment to work to implement an improved and expanded Medicare for all Saturday.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
September 26, 2017

Nurses Condemn Latest Bill to Decimate Care ‘Graham-Cassidy Targets the Most Vulnerable

National Nurses United today condemned the renewed effort by Republicans in the United States Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and deny healthcare to millions of low and middle-income Americans.

National Nurses United
September 19, 2017

Sen. Bernie Sanders to Address Major Nurses’ Convention in San Francisco September 22

Fresh off the introduction of S. 1804, the Medicare for All Act of 2017, co-sponsored by one-third of the Senate Democratic Caucus, Sen. Bernie Sanders will highlight the 2017 Convention of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee with a public address Friday, September 22 in San Francisco.

National Nurses United
September 15, 2017

Healthy California Act SB 562 Supporters Ramp Up for October Actions in All 80 Assembly Districts

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor are ramping up for grassroots canvassing in all of the state's 80 Assembly districts in October to engage residents with the Medicare for All movement and the campaign for SB 562.

California Nurses Association
September 15, 2017

Kaiser RNs To Rally Across CA Monday for Safer Care

In an effort to alert patients and the public to what they see as a growing erosion of care conditions in Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics – and how to upgrade care standards, Kaiser registered nurses and nurse practitioners will hold rallies at 22 medical centers across California on Monday, September 18.

California Nurses Association
September 14, 2017