For Immediate Release

Contact: 

Michael Briggs or Will Wiquist
at 202-224-5141
or press@sanders.senate.gov

Senator Bernie Sanders

Single-Payer Advocates to Meet with Sens. Sanders and Baucus

WASHINGTON -  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and supporters of a single-payer
health care system will hold a press conference at noon on Wednesday, June 3,
after meeting with Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.). Sanders
is the sponsor of the Senate’s only single-payer health care bill.

Who: Senator Bernie Sanders;

Dr. Marcia Angell, former editor-in-chief of the New
England Journal of Medicine and senior lecturer at Harvard;

Rose Ann DeMoro, executive director of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses
Organizing Committee and national vice president of the AFL-CIO;

Geri Jenkins, RN, co-president of the California
Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee and practicing
registered nurse;

Dr. Oliver Fein, president of Physicians for a National Health Program and associate
dean at Weill Medical College
of  Cornell University;

Dr. David Himmelstein, co-founder of Physicians for a National Health Program
and associate professor medicine at Harvard Medical
School.

What: Press Conference on Health Care

When: Noon, Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Where: 332 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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