For Immediate Release
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
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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
What: Press Conference on Health Care
When: Noon, Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Where: 332 Dirksen Senate Office Building
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