Unions Urge Passage of Senate Healthcare Bill – Look to House-Senate Conference for Improvement

For Immediate Release                                                                                                 Contact: Jacki Schechner (HCAN) 202-454-6196

December 17, 2009                                                                                                           Tiffany Ricci (AFSCME) 202-429-1145

                                                                                                                                                  Lori Lodes (SEIU) 202-730-7680

HEALTH REFORM SUPPORTERS RALLY NATIONWIDE TO SAY FINISH THE JOB AND FINISH IT RIGHT

Nearly 50 events in 31 states remind Congress if the insurance companies win, we lose

 Washington, DC – Health care reform supporters from SEIU, AFSCME, Change that Works, AFL-CIO, and other Health Care for America Now (HCAN) partners held nearly 50 different rallies and events in more than 30 states today to tell Congress it’s time to make sure health care reform gets done and gets done right. As the holidays approach and the Senate gets closer to passing health care legislation, families and businesses across the country can no longer wait for good health care they can afford.  Pro-reform advocates and organizers are calling on their elected officials to help see the process through and make essential improvements so everyone can celebrate health care reform in the New Year.

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