Navigation Links
Fattah Advocates D.C. 'March for Healthcare' By the Supporters of Reform with Public Option
Date:8/20/2009

WASHINGTON,, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) plans to introduce a resolution in support of a national "March for Healthcare" in Washington on September 13 to mobilize the supporters of real healthcare reform with the public option, Fattah announced today.

The Philadelphia Congressman, a strong advocate for comprehensive healthcare reform, said he is calling on colleagues in Congress to endorse the proposal for a march, which was suggested this week by former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich to coincide with Grandparents Day.

Fattah said his concurrent resolution, to be introduced when the House convenes September 8, would authorize use of the Capitol grounds for the march.

"The confusion, misinformation and scare tactics about a 'public option' trumpeted by the opponents of real healthcare reform have dominated the national debate long enough," Fattah said. "It is way past time for the vast majority favoring healthcare reform with the public option to show up and speak up at the Capitol's doorstep and make their views known to their elected representatives."

Fattah continued, "Robert Reich is to be commended for his leadership on this proposal for a Grandparents Day march. What better time and place to refute these false claims about how President Obama's healthcare reform would threaten older Americans.

"Congress and the nation need a wakeup call on the truth about the President's reform program, which would extend coverage to 47 million uninsured Americans, cover preexisting conditions and protect tens of millions more who are underinsured or face potential loss of the coverage they have," Fattah said. "It's time for a healthy conversation about healthcare."


'/>"/>
SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Fattah Calls SCHIP Vote Major Stride in Expanding Health Care
2. Mental Health Advocates Call for Psycho Donuts to Do the Right Thing
3. Advocates for Health Millennium Development Goals Unite to Demand World Leaders Honor Funding Commitments
4. Air Ambulance and Life Flight Service Angel Medflight Adds Two to Client Advocates Division
5. Air Ambulance and Life Flight Service Angel Medflight Adds Two to Client Advocates Division
6. Diabetes Advocates Call For National Strategy, Leadership to Reduce Diabetes and Advance Detection and Treatment
7. Dr. Donnica Moore Advocates that Women Follow a Preventive Dental Health Routine that Includes Crest Pro-Health Enamel Shield
8. U.S. Womens Chamber of Commerce Advocates Strong Healthcare Reforms in Support of American Values
9. Patient Advocates From All 50 States Gather in Nations Capitol to Meet With Lawmakers and Urge Passage of Comprehensive Health Care Reform
10. Advocates Debunk Misinformation Campaign, Implore Governor to Veto SB 1122
11. Womens Health Foundation, POISE(R) Brand Look for Passionate Womens Health Advocates
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... , ... David J. Dykeman , Ginger Pigott , and ... at DeviceTalks West, Dec. 12, 2016, at the Fairmont Newport Beach in California. Greenberg ... global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group have been featured speakers at every DeviceTalks ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... 10.2 version gives development continuity to its innovative Unified Instance Manager architecture, ... capacity. In addition, this new version optimizes the unattended auto-dialing system without ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... STAT courier is pleased to ... convenient service for Texas, they are expanding their presence in Dallas. One of the ... that will bring new jobs to the Dallas and Forth Worth market. STAT takes ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... and the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Botelho advocates for the mass media launching ... movement gives people ongoing opportunities to share their unfortunate experiences; such a movement ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... The ... from offices headquartered in Hamilton County, is embarking on a charity drive with ... in finding new homes for orphaned or neglected senior dogs in the Cincinnati ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... 8, 2016 Australia Glaucoma Surgery Devices ... new report, "Australia Glaucoma Surgery Devices Market Outlook ... Australia Glaucoma Surgery Devices market. The report provides ... units) and average prices (USD) within market segement ... provides company shares and distribution shares data for ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 KEY FINDINGS ... to grow in 2017-2023. Various reasons for growth of ... population, higher incidences of chronic diseases, high recovery cost ... aid services. Medical lifting sling refers to an ... limited mobility. These slings connect to the lift and ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... its phase 3 EXPEDITION3 trial at the 9 th ... previously disclosed, solanezumab did not meet the primary endpoint ... initiated in people with mild dementia due to Alzheimer,s ... for solanezumab for the treatment of mild dementia due ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: