National Nurses United

National Nurses United, with close to 185,000 members in every state, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in US history.

Releases by this organization

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
RN Response Network Deploys Nurse Volunteers to Houston to Help Provide Medical Assistance Post-Hurricane Harvey
National Nurses United (NNU)’s Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer nurses, will deploy its first delegation of RN volunteers to Houston, beginning Thursday, August 31, to work with locals on providing medical assistance in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, NNU...
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
California Democratic Party Endorses Single Payer Bill, SB 562
In a unanimous vote by its executive board, meeting over the weekend in Anaheim, the California Democratic Party has endorsed SB 562, the Healthy California Act which would guarantee health coverage to all Californians and eliminate premiums, deductibles and other out-of-pocket health costs. The...
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Sunday, August 13, 2017
Nurses Condemn Charlottesville Violence, ‘No Place for White Supremacy, Racism, Bigotry in a Democratic Society’
National Nurses United today condemned the violence in Charlottesville, VA on Saturday sparked by a white supremacist rally in the town that resulted in the death of at least one person and multiple injuries. NNU also criticized what it called an “inadequate response” by President Trump in...
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Friday, July 28, 2017
Nurses Challenge Rep. Blake Farenthold to Duel of Healthcare Facts Sunday, July 30
The registered nurses of Corpus Christi are challenging Texas 27th congressional district Rep. Blake Farenthold to step outside (of his office) and take part in a duel of healthcare facts this Sunday at 3 p.m. , National Nurses United/National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNU/NNOC) announced today...
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Nurses: Senate Bid to Repeal ACA Should Be Signal to Democrats to Push for Real Reform
National Nurses United today said while it continues to oppose Senate Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Democrats should acknowledge concerns about ACA shortcomings as a signal to push for real, transformative reform, an improved and expanded Medicare for all. “Every Republican...
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
RNs to Join DC Actions Wednesday to Press Senate, Stop Bid to Kill ACA, Pass Real Reform: Medicare for All
National Nurses United members from across the U.S. join actions with other activists Wednesday to press Senate members to halt, once and for all, efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and instead guarantee healthcare for every American by enacting Medicare for all. Actions will include a...
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Friday, June 02, 2017
California Senate Says ‘Yes’ to Guaranteed Healthcare for All
With a critical vote from the California State Senate today, the universal healthcare train is moving forward in California. On a 23 to 14 vote, the California Senate put their stamp of approval on SB 562, a Medicare for all-type/single payer bill that would bring the dream of guaranteeing health...
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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
New Poll – 70% of Californians Support CA Medicare for All Bill
A full 70 percent of Californians favor establishing a public, Medicare for all type system providing universal single-payer health coverage, with lower costs for all Californians, as proposed in the Healthy California Act, SB 562. Moreover, even after hearing the main opposition arguments to SB...
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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
New Findings – SB 562 Would Cut State Spending on Healthcare by 18% -- and Guarantee Care for All
SB 562, the Healthy California Act, would cut current spending on healthcare in California by 18 percent – and produce substantial savings for households in healthcare costs as a share of their income, and California businesses, which would also see reduced payroll costs for health care...
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
It Begins: Nurses to Rally in Sacramento April 26 for First Hearing on Bill to Guarantee Care for All Californians
Hundreds of registered nurses and community activists will rally in Sacramento Wednesday, April 26 as the legislative journey begins with the first hearing on a bill to guarantee health care for all California residents with comprehensive health services and an end to out of control co-pays and...
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