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Photos and More From Single Payer Event

On Tuesday, February 11, the Working Families Party, key labor organizations, and health care groups announced their support for the “New York Health” single payer bill (A.5389A/S.2078A).  Working Families, SEIU 1199, Communications Workers of America District 1 , and the United Auto Workers Regions 9 and 9A added their names to a long list of unions and health care professional organizations supporting the bill.

Here are some photos from the press event:


Bob Master, CWA District 1 Political Director and WFP Co-Chair
(credit: Alice Brody, Single Payer New York)KF

Kevin Finnegan, SEIU 1199 Political Director
(credit: Alice Brody, Single Payer New York)NYSN

Representatives of the NYS Nurses Association
(credit: Alice Brody, Single Payer New York)

And some recent press on the issue:
Western NY Physicians Call for Single-Payer System, Buffalo News.
Single Payer Activism Gets Boost from Obamacare,” Albany Times-Union.
“Unions, Medical Providers Support Single Payer in New York,” Albany Times-Union
“True Single-Payer Healthcare System Being Considered in NY”, Buzzflash