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Campaign for Guaranteed Healthcare for All Begins in Illinois with New Single-Payer Bill
Date:3/24/2009

RNs, MDs, Activists Rally for Passage TODAY, Springfield-Photo Op, Press Conference, Bill Hearing

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered nurses, doctors, medical students, and dozens of labor and healthcare community activists will join with Rep. Mary Flowers and other Illinois legislators TODAY to introduce state legislation for a single-payer, Medicare-for-all style system. HB 311, the Healthcare for All Illinois Act, would guarantee healthcare for every state resident.

A broad coalition of healthcare activists, including the National Nurses Organizing Committee, Physicians for a National Health Program, Healthcare for All-Illinois, and American Medical Students Association, will gather in Springfield for a press conference and hearing on the bill.

    What:   PHOTO OP: Activist Nurses Rally for Healthcare
    Where:  West Steps of State Capitol
    When:   12:40 p.m., TODAY, March 24

    What:   Press Conference: HB311 Introduced
    Where:  Blue Room, State Capitol
    When:   1:00 p.m., TODAY, March 24

    What:   Illinois House Health Committee Hearing on HB 311
    Where:  Room 114 (or 118) State Capitol
    When:   4:00 p.m., TODAY, March 24

"Illinois can once again be a symbol of hope and progress for our nation," said Brenda Langford, RN, a registered nurse at the Cook County Bureau of Health Services. "Nurses are tired of watching our patients suffer from denial of care and lack of access to coverage. We see far too much of this at Cook County hospitals--and that's why we support guaranteed healthcare through a single-payer system."

"Our time for genuine solutions to the healthcare crisis is now," said Rose Ann DeMoro, executive director of the National Nurses Organizing Committee, principal sponsor of the bill. "We know that guaranteed healthcare systems around the world do a better job of caring for patients, at
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