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Businesses, Unions, Veteran Party Leaders Unite Behind Bipartisan, Consensus Approach to Health Care Reform
Date:6/9/2009

rtance of a comprehensive approach to health care reform that effectively ends the unsustainable growth in health costs, yet encourages continuous improvements in quality of care.

"The policy recommendations we're making to Congress are realistic and they're achievable," said Blum. "Our member organizations have committed their energies and resources to supporting Congress' effort to get the job done."

"American voters have told us in every way they can that they want reform that will guarantee the affordability of health care. It's common sense," he said, "Finally, we're hearing agreement among leaders in business and labor that puts real solutions squarely on common ground. We've got a way forward to reform that will receive broad support."

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America's Agenda brings together national and international labor unions, businesses, and government leaders who share a common commitment to achieving guaranteed access to affordable, high-quality care for every American. America's Agenda has an unrivaled record of success in winning enactment of far-reaching state health care reforms through campaigns the organization has designed and guided based on common ground interests shared by business and labor. America's Agenda recently launched a series of high-profile "Summit Conversations on American Health Care for the 21st Century" that explore the emerging consensus among national leaders of business, labor, health care, and government regarding health care reform. The Summit Conversations are hosted by national leaders like former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala, Congressman Dick Gephardt, and Governor Tommy Thompson, and moderated by Emmy Award-winning commentator Bill Press. Visit America's Agenda online at www.americasagenda.org and watch previous Summit Conversations at '/>"/>

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