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Guaranteed Healthcare Rocks!

Los Angeles musician creates ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’-inspired songs promoting the Healthy California Act SB 562

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 20, 2017) — Today Healthy California launched first in a series of “Schoolhouse Rock!”-inspired music videos created by a Los Angeles musician in support of the Healthy California  SB 562, a bill that will create a single-payer system that guarantees healthcare for all Californians.

Created by Los Angeles composer and lyricist Clifford J. Tasner, a member of the American Federation of Musicians Local 47, the retro-themed video titled “Middleman” points out the flaws of our broken healthcare system by taking aim at greedy health insurance companies responsible for the rising cost of medical care. SB 562 would create a “Medicare for All” system in that includes medical, dental, vision, reproductive, and mental health for all Californians. Continue reading

Urgent – Call your Senator TODAY to support SB 562 #HealthyCA

As early as tomorrow, the State Senate will be voting on the Healthy California Act, SB 562.

Every AFM Local in California has endorsed SB 562, which will create a Single-Payer “Medicare for All” program that includes dental, vision, reproductive, and nursing care for all Californians. Unions continue to see the increasing costs of healthcare being shifted to workers. Money saved from lower healthcare costs can go to wages.

Insurers, lobbyists, and their corporate allies in the California Senate are pressuring state senators to vote down SB 562. Don’t let this happen!

 

➡️ Dial 855-271-8515 to call your Senator and say: “All Californians deserve guaranteed Healthcare.  I’m urging my Senator to vote to pass SB 562, the ‘Healthy California Act.'” Continue reading

Healthy California: Help Guarantee Healthcare for All

Join us in canvassing Sen. Hertzberg’s district in a final push to get his vote

AFM Local 47 has endorsed SB 562, the Healthy California Act, will guarantee high-quality healthcare for all Californians.

But first it has to pass a vote coming this week in the State Senate.  Key senators who have not committed to voting for SB 562 – like Senator Hertzberg – need to hear from constituents ASAP.

Join other Healthy California supporters along with the Democracy Project and Our Revolution Tuesday, May 30 or Wednesday, May 31 to knock on some doors and spread the Healthy California message in Senator Hertzberg’s home district! Continue reading

California can guarantee healthcare in the face of healthcare attacks!

Last week the GOP voted to take our healthcare into the dark ages. But here in California, we won’t accept the federal attempts to destroy our healthcare! We will #resist and #persist and show the nation we can guarantee healthcare for all and save billions with SB 562 (Lara & Atkins)!

Remember, in California Democrats having a supermajority and the power to fix healthcare in the Golden State – now it’s up to us to make sure our legislators are with us!

If you’re ready to make sure California leads the nation in winning healthcare for all, here are 3 ways you can help build the movement to win: Continue reading

We did it! SB 562 Passes First Committee Hearing!

Healthy California Bill SB 562 Passes Senate Healthcare Committee

On April 25, 2017 the Senate Health Committee voted to support SB 562 and guarantee healthcare for all Californians. Musicians join in celebrating this as the first important step on our road to making guaranteed healthcare a reality in the Golden State.

The hearing followed a rally with over 1,000 supporters including nurses, community, business, workers, seniors, doctors and healthcare providers and advocates. Thank you to Senators Hernandez, Atkins, Monning, Mitchell, and Leyva for voting Yes on SB 562 and supporting healthcare as a human right! Continue reading

Healthcare: As ACA faces repeal, California shows there is a better way

As the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) transpires, California is ready to show another path is possible. The Californians for a Healthy California Act, SB 562 (Lara & Atkins), allows us to go on offense by guaranteeing healthcare to all in California.

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