HB1085 – Bill Summary (2 min.) / Rep. Appleton statement
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Health Care For All – Washington 2013 Goals
- Lobby our Legislators to reintroduce the Washington Health Security Trust [HB 1085 / SB 5224] as a way to remedy collapsing health care coverage in Washington state.
- Lobby our Congressional delegation to support the American Health Security Act of 2012, H.R.1200/S.915, as well as H.R. 676 the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act.
2013 WHST Legislative Supporters
SB 5224 Senate Prime Sponsor: Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles: (D-36th LD)
Senate Co-Sponsors: Sen. Bob Hasegawa (D-11th LD), Sen. Jeannie Darneille (D-27th LD), Sen. Steve Conway (D-29th LD), Sen. Maralyn Chase (D-32nd LD), Sen. Karen Keiser (D-33rd LD), Sen. Sharon Nelson (D-34th LD), Sen. Adam Kline (D-37th LD); Sen. Ed Murray (D-43rd LD), Sen. David Frockt (D-46th LD).
HB 1085 House Prime Sponsor: Rep. Sherry Appleton (D-23rd LD)
House Supporters: Rep. Luis Moscoso (D-1st LD), Rep. Derek Stanford (D-1st LD), Rep. Timm Ormsby (D-3rd LD), Rep. Dawn Morrell (D-25th LD), Rep. Laurie Jinkins (D-27th LD), Rep. Cindy Ryu (D-32nd LD), Rep. Kathy Haigh (D-35th LD), Rep. Gael Tarleton (D-36th), Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos (D-37th LD), Rep. John McCoy (D-38th LD), Rep. Roger Goodman (D-45th LD), Rep. Gerry Pollet (D-46th LD), and Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-49th LD).