"If there's one thing we've known these past two years -- made painfully clear to all of us in the past few months -- is that there can be no economic security without health care security," said Business Roundtable President John Castellani. "Our CEOs stand ready to work with the president-elect and the new Congress to bring about important legislation to provide real security to the American people."
"Our broken health care system has a stranglehold on any chance for economic recovery that can last," said Andy Stern, President of SEIU, the nation's largest union of healthcare workers. "It's clear that to solve America's healthcare crisis, all of us -- individuals, corporate leaders, healthcare providers and the government -- must come together to find solutions that work."
Divided We Fail's supporters include more than 360 members of the 111th Congress who have signed the pledge or written a letter of support. In additional to AARP, Business Roundtable, NFIB and SEIU, more than 100 independent groups have pledged their support. To learn more and sign the pledge, visit DividedWeFail.org.
Divided We Fail
It's time we ensure health and long-term financial security for all. That's why AARP, Business Roundtable, the Service Employees International Union and the National Federation of Independent Business, are leading Divided We Fail, an initiative to give voice to millions of Americans who are tired of letting Washington gridlock stand in the way of affordable, quality health care and long-term financial security -- the most pressing domestic issues faction our nation. Common sense solutions are needed, and ever
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